Something of a News Explosion on Fanti’s New Book

As of midnight, I’m seeing this (and the book is not yet in English). The Huffington Post story is well written and includes a 90 second video news account:

New book claims re-analysis of fibers shows Shroud of Turin dates to Christ

Edmonton Journal – ‎3 hours ago‎

A replica of the Shroud of Turin, pictured on display at the Holy Name of Mary Church in Windsor in 2006. ROME — The Shroud of Turin is not a medieval forgery, as has long been claimed, but could date from the time of Christ, according to a new book.

New study says Turin Shroud dates back to Jesus’ era, countering previous data

New York Daily News – ‎7 hours ago‎

The famed burial shroud that many Catholics say bears the face of Jesus has been dated back to Christ’s time, a new study says, which raises questions about whether the relic is more than a medieval hoax. Scientists have never been able to explain exactly

Shroud Of Turin Real? New Research Dates Relic To 1st Century, Time Of Jesus …

Huffington Post – ‎9 hours ago‎

After decades of speculation, new research suggests that the Shroud of Turin, one of the Catholic Church’s holiest relics, may be the real deal. Believed by some to have been Jesus’ burial cloth, the Shroud has been the subject of much research. The latest

Turin shroud makes rare appearance on TV amid claims that it is not a forgery

The Guardian – ‎11 hours ago‎

The shroud of Turin is to be shown on television for the first time in 40 years on Easter Saturday as a new claim that the four-metre-long linen cloth dates from ancient times proves its enduring ability to fascinate and perplex. As what the Vatican described as

Turin Shroud could be Jesus’ burial cloth book claims

The Sun – ‎16 hours ago‎

SCIENTISTS say the Turin Shroud could in fact be real – after claiming the ancient cloth does date back to the time of Jesus. A book claims that experts have used infra-red and other high-tech form of fibre analysis to trace the 14-ft cloth’s origins. And boffins at

Turin Shroud ‘not Medieval forgery,’ test dates 300 BC-400 AD

DigitalJournal.com – ‎1 hour ago‎

A new study claims to have dated a sample of the linen of the Turin Shroud to between 300 BC and 400 AD. The latest dating deepens the controversy of the shroud which many venerate as the burial cloth of Christ but which others say is Medieval forgery.

Tests Indicate Shroud of Turin was Made During Time of Jesus

Opposing Views – ‎1 hour ago‎

Though it has been questioned many times before, a recent test on the Shroud of Turin dated the relic to be from the time of Jesus. It was believed by some to have been his burial cloth, but tests done in the 80s indicated it might have been medieval forgery.

New book claims Shroud of Turin is not counterfeit

Catholic Online – ‎2 hours ago‎

The Shroud of Turin has been held in high regard by the Catholic world as being the actual burial shroud of Jesus Christ. The 14-foot long linen cloth bears the imprint of the face and body of a bearded man. Many believe the shroud was used to bury Christ’s

Shroud of Turin might be legit, or at least not quite as fake

msnNOW – ‎2 hours ago‎

If proven authentic, the Shroud of Turin would be the ultimate religious relic. For those not up on the legend of religion, that’s the cloth that supposedly covered the dead body of Jesus Christ and now bears his physical imprint. The legitimacy of the 14-foot

Turin Shroud Bound For Vatican TV Event Amid New Claims It’s Not A Hoax

The Inquisitr – ‎3 hours ago‎

Considered by Catholics to be the shroud that Jesus was buried in after his crucifixion, negatives of the four meter long linen cloth reveal an image of a bearded man with nailed-pierced hands and feet. While scientists have never been able to explain how the

Shroud of Turin Appears on TV Easter Sunday, Thanks to Retired Pope [PHOTO]

Latinos Post – ‎5 hours ago‎

The Shroud of Turin, believed by at least some to be the burial cloth for Jesus after he was crucified, is coming to television Easter Sunday, compliments of the newly-retired Pope Benedict XVI. As one of Benedict’s last official acts as pope, he approved a

New tests show Turin Shroud could be authentic

The Way – ‎5 hours ago‎

As Christians celebrate Easter a new study has claimed that the Shroud of Turin is a not a medieval forgery but could – in fact – be the burial shroud that was used to wrap the body of Christ. The tests reveal that the cloth’s consistency is similar to those used to

New Study Dates Shroud of Turin to the Time of Jesus

Aleteia – ‎6 hours ago‎

Previously thought by many to be a medieval forgery, new tests of the Shroud of Turin have dated it to 300BC and 400AD. That’s a wide range, but also firmly places it prior to the medieval period, and puts Jesus’ life right in the middle of the possible range.

New Research Suggests Shroud of Turin Is Real

LiveScience.com – ‎7 hours ago‎

The Shroud of Turin, an icon of faith and controversy among Christians, is back in the news. The linen cloth, allegedly the burial shroud of Jesus, was closely examined in 1988 in laboratories in Switzerland, England and the United States using carbon-14

Shroud of Turin Replica on Display [Photos]

Patch.com – ‎7 hours ago‎

A replica of the Shroud of Turin—believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus—was displayed recently at St. Michael’s Ukranian Catholic Church in Shenandoah, Schuylkill County. St. Michael’s is the oldest Greek Catholic or Eastern Rite church in

Shroud of Turin Not a Medieval Forgery, According to New Book

History – ‎10 hours ago‎

As the Christian world prepares to mark Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Sunday, a highly prized and intensely controversial artifact associated with him comes to the fore. A scientific analysis has yielded a new age for the Shroud of Turin, contradicting claims

Shroud of Turin Broadcast Scheduled for Easter Saturday

Nature World News – ‎10 hours ago‎

(Photo : REUTERS/ Giorgio Perottino) The Shroud of Turin is displayed during the first day of its exhibition in the Cathedral of Turin April 10, 2010. Pope Benedict XVI will be in Turin to pay homage to the Shroud on May 2. The Shroud was put on display on

Does This Finding Prove Jesus’ Resurrection? New Book Offers Stunning Alleged Details About the Shroud

TheBlaze.com (blog) – ‎10 hours ago‎

Today, we covered the ongoing controversy surrounding the Shroud of Turin. After the story was published, a reader sent along a fascinating image that he claims appeared on his shower wall. While the guy admitted that the mere suggestion that smudges on

The Shroud of Turin 2.0

Patheos (blog) – ‎10 hours ago‎

The flawed 1988 radiocarbon tests dating the shroud to the Middle Ages have been challenged for years. Giulio Fanti, professor of mechanical and thermal measurement at the University of Padua’s engineering department, recently studied fibers from the

Shroud 2.0? The Shroud Of Turin In 2013

Science 2.0 (blog) – ‎11 hours ago‎

Since it’s Easter season, all of Christendom will be awash in articles and television shows about the Shroud of Turin. The Shroud, if you are new to the western world, is a cloth imprinted with the face and body of a bearded man; that would be Jesus Christ,

Infrared Testing Shows the Shroud of Turin is Not a Medieval Era Forgery

Cleveland Leader – ‎11 hours ago‎

Just days ahead of Easter, a new study claims that the Shroud of Turin is not a medieval forgery, and instead could actually be the burial shroud that was used to wrap the body of Jesus Christ. According to the latest scientific studies, the cloth’s consistency is

Shroud Turin Dates back 1st Century AD, says research

French Tribune – ‎15 hours ago‎

As per recent reports, it has been revealed that new scientific studies were carried out with regard to Shroud Turin. The scientific researches, which were carried out at the University of Padua, were meant to date the Shroud Turin. The research has concluded

Shroud of Turin: Vindication for Jeffrey Hart?

National Review Online (blog) – ‎Mar 27, 2013‎

For years, the scientific consensus about the Shroud of Turin was that it was a medieval forgery. Former NR senior editor Jeffrey Hart was a dissenter from that view — for a variety of reasons, he believed the Shroud was authentic. Now comes news that

Shroud of Turin Holy Saturday broadcast will push through

StudentNewsIE.com – ‎Mar 27, 2013‎

On Holy Saturday, the Shroud of Turin broadcast will push through as confirmed by the Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI has authorized a televised broadcast of the cloth that is believed to be the burial linen used to cover the body of the Christ before he was buried

Shroud dates from 1st century: New study

CathNews – ‎Mar 27, 2013‎

New scientific experiments carried out at the University of Padua have apparently confirmed that the Shroud Turin can be dated back to the 1st century AD, Vatican Insider reports. This makes its compatible with the tradition which claims that the cloth with the

New evidence confirms age of Shroud of Turin

Catholic Culture – ‎Mar 27, 2013‎

New experiments conducted at the University of Padua have confirmed that the Shroud of Turin dates back to the time of Christ. Giulio Fanti, a professor of mechanical and thermal measurement, cooperated with Saverio Gaeta to produce a new book,

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One thought on “Something of a News Explosion on Fanti’s New Book”

  1. All this will maybe end up someday as having been a lots of noise for nothing (or for not that much)… Remember the claims made by Kouznetsov or those made by Garza-Valdes??? Be careful folks because history have a great tendency to repeats itself!!!

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