imageThe blogger of dreams and phase transitions: Thoughts on reality’s strange edge finds the correspondence of the Shroud to the New Testament puzzling:

One thing that puzzles me is that the body and the wounds on it correspond exactly to the Jesus we read of in the New Testament.  I find it hard to believe that the oral reports, which turned into familiar stories passed down a generation or two, would have remembered every detail of the condition of the body, so that the shroud and the New Testament fit together like a lock and key.  That’s the sort of thing that you would think could only come about through intention, right?

So do I. But I hadn’t given it much thought or thought of it this way.

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