How was Jesus’s body wrapped in the shroud?

The Bible says Jesus’s body was wrapped in a linen cloth: [Mat 27:59 KJV] 59 And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, … onc_956058 [Mar 15:46 KJV] 46 And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him … Read more

MythVision – Andrea Nicolotti

Derek on MythVision interviews Andrea Nicolotti to argue the Shroud of Turin is a medieval fake. 2:49 So the first question I have for you is the simple obvious one that everyone wants to know, is this really the shroud that Jesus from the first century? 3:06 Yeah the response to that question is quite … Read more

David Hume … _1754.jpeg David Hume (1711-1776) is often cited by skeptics to dispute miraculous claims and to dismiss Christianity. Hume wrote about it in Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Understanding: Our Evidence, then, for the Truth of the Christian Religion is less than the Evidence for the Truth of our Senses; because, even in the first … Read more

Gundelia tournefortii and crown of thorns

Athetotheist wrote: ↑Tue Aug 15, 2023 8:11 pm The thorns would probably have bent and broken before penetrating the skull. As I posted earlier, there are many thorns that penetrated the skull. otseng wrote: ↑Wed Mar 29, 2023 7:33 am Completing the count of the clots (fig. 6), I have come to the conclusion that … Read more

Crown of thorns and scourging

Athetotheist wrote: ↑Mon Aug 14, 2023 2:48 pm If the scourging didn’t cause bleeding, it weakens the hypovolemic shock hypothesis even further. The bleeding was also from the crown of thorns and the crucifixion wounds. I believe a significant part of his injuries was from the crown of thorns and this was a major contributing … Read more

What was cause of Jesus’s death?

Athetotheist wrote: ↑Sat Aug 12, 2023 5:32 pm  It’s generally agreed that Jesus died of asphyxiation. Jesus had issues both with breathing on the cross and he lost blood from the crown of thorns, scourging, and nails in his hands and feet. Asphyxiation is one reason commonly proposed, but most likely it was a combination … Read more

Was Jesus’s body washed?

Athetotheist wrote: ↑Fri Aug 11, 2023 10:18 am  “In Jesus’ day, the body was washed and anointed with expensive perfumes, like nard, myrrh, and aloes. Then, the body was wrapped in a shroud, the face covered with a special cloth, and the hands and feet tied with strips of cloth.” … ist-today/ I dispute … Read more