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sindonology

(ˌsɪndənˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Theology) the study of the shroud that the body of Christ is thought to have been wrapped in

sindonology

the study of fabric artifacts, especially the supposed burial shroud of Christ. — sindonologist, n.
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1933: More than 25,000 queued to see the Shroud of Turin when it went on show to the public for the first time in 400 years at Turin Cathedral.
1978: The Shroud of Turin went on show for the first time on the high altar at St John's Cathedral in Turin.
1978: The Shroud of Turin went on show for the first time BORN Sean Connery, actor, 85 Frederick Forsyth, novelist, 77 Martin Amis, author, 67 Gene Simmons, rock musician (Kiss), 66 Elvis Costello (Declan MacManus), rock musician, 61 Tim Burton, film director, 57 Billy Ray Cyrus, singer, 54 Joanne Whalley, actress, 51 Claudia Schiffer, supermodel and actress, 45 Blake Lively, actress, 28 Ray Quinn, actor, singer and dancer, 27
Like the famed Shroud of Turin, the "Shroud of Scientology" is rectangular, measuring approximately 14x3 feet.
Francis also spent time June 21 praying before the Shroud of Turin, the famous burial cloth that contains an image of what appears to be a crucified man that some believe was Jesus.
No doubt everyone remembers the whole shroud of Turin business.
A letter written in 1977 claimed that Lennon drew the shroud after taking drugs and seeing an apparition of the Shroud of Turin.
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London, Apr 3 ( ANI ): A new analysis of the Shroud of Turin suggests that whoever created it thought crucifixion involved the hands being nailed above the head.
For the past twenty years, he has been the President of the Association of Scientists and Scholars International for the Shroud of Turin.
An earthquake in Old Jerusalem might be behind the famous image of the Shroud of Turin, says a group of researchers led by Alberto Carpinteri of the Politecnico di Torino in Italy in an article published in Springer's journal Meccanica.
Other highlights include replicas such as: the shroud of Turin, the Pilate description, the Rosetta Stone, key tablets related to Genesis, and artifacts related to the Exodus in Egypt.