Monthly Archives: April 2012

A comprehensive new theory detailing a medieval origin for the Turin Shroud: a scorching onto linen – and human consciousness – of the last of the Knights Templar.

Update: see also the two recent postings on my other Shroud site, strawshredder.wordpress.com SUMMARY: Hypothesis: the scorch-like image on the Shroud of Turin, at least the initial Mark 1 version, was not of the crucified Jesus Christ, nor 1st century … Continue reading

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Comparison of Lirey Badge (Cluny medal) depicting the Shroud of Turin in the14th century with the 1865 Forgeais drawing – for open discussion

1. The crucial difference, apart from the face which I mentioned yesterday (with or without the Jesus-identifying long hair, beard and moustache, is that “chain”  (if indeed that is what it is) that spans the waist region. One the Badge … Continue reading

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A reply to Dan Porter and his Shroud of Turin associates re the significance of the Lirey Pilgrim’s Badge

Dan Porter, you make it seem as if I have confused one Geoffrey with another  “completely different person, perhaps related, perhaps not” . What complete poppycock, Dan Porter. I have to say that for some time this has become a … Continue reading

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Was the Shroud of Turin intended as a visual double entendre – with an martyred Knight Templar serving as proxy for the crucified Christ?

The starting point for this hypothesis is that remarkable artefact known as the Lirey Badge, retrieved from the Seine in the 19th century. (Provisional link, light on detail, and inaccurate too . Why is information on this artefact not easily … Continue reading

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It’s clever, some might say pretty, but is it science?

Updated 21st April with an “annotated” version in which I imagine myself to be Alan D Adler explaining his ideas in simpler terms, as if to someone on a web forum, while still trying to stay as close to his … Continue reading

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Did you know there is a high-definition image of the Turin Shroud (most of it still under wraps)?

IMPORTANT NOTE ADDED 10 JUNE 2012: MUCH OF WHAT I SAID IN THE FOLLOWING POST IS NOW RENDERED LARGELY REDUNDANT BY MY LEARNING OF M.LATENDRESSE’S “SHROUD SCOPE” . THIS SPLENDID RESOURCE- ONE THAT DESERVES TO BE MUCH BETTER KNOWN – … Continue reading

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