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Shroud of Turin

Is the Shroud of Turin the burial cloth of Jesus? Many scientists are convinced that the shroud is a medieval forgery, yet many others have presented evidence supporting the shroud’s authenticity. Over the years, we’ve printed several full-length articles on the Shroud of Turin—from the results of radiocarbon dating tests to pollen analysis—and they are all available here in this special collection. The articles below were hand-selected by Biblical Archaeology Society editors especially for members of the BAS Library.

Does Pollen Prove the Shroud Authentic?

BAR, Nov/Dec 2000
by Vaughn M. Bryant, Jr.

Debunking the Shroud: Made by Human Hands

BAR, Nov/Dec 1998
by Gary Vikan

Has the Shroud of Turin Been Dated—Finally?

Bible Review, Apr 1989
by Suzanne F. Singer

New Evidence May Explain Image on Shroud of Turin

BAR, Jul/Aug 1986
by Joseph A. Kohlbeck and Eugenia L. Nitowski

The Shroud of Turin—Probably the Work of a 14th-Century Artist or Forger

BAR, Mar/Apr 1984
by Robert A. Wild