As if the radio-carbon dating didn't? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 17.12.09 | 01:25 (IST)

    The Shroud of Turin suddenly appeared in history during an age when the manufacture and sale of holy relics was a cottage industry. It has been radio-carbon dated to that same time. How do we know Jesus was 24 feet tall? Be cause he would have to have been to have carried all the pieces of the True Cross venerated across Europe. I find the archeology fascinating and enlightening. And I am amused at how well Dr Shamir and Profesor Spiegelman have schlepped the Shroud of Turin onstage to get some publicity. Good work, sullied by unprofessional showmanship.

    from the article: Jesus-era leper sheds light on Turin shroud mystery
    First published 11:13 16.12.09 | Last updated 12:35 16.12.09
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