The Turin Shroud was created by a form of photography - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 16.12.09 | 21:07 (IST)

    In the 15th Century. However, what is the importance of the actual weave? If it is a simple two way weave does this signify wealth, well acually a lack of it? As the more money that is available the more elaborate the burial is usually the case the world over. Jesus had a large following perhaps they all ppitched in a shekel or two? Or even after Pontius Pilate acknowledged Jesus as king of the Jews he gave him the best send off he could. Also isn't there many references to Leprosy in the New and Old Testaments and as such this is merely a confirmation that they hold a record of the population at the time? It is an interesting find particularly the fact he had no secondary burial, could this be as simple as the fact they forget he was there, or even that the burial party became infected so the tomb was quarantined. A fascinating insight. More of the same Haaretz

    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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