Skeptics claim it is a forgery

A commonly held view of the Shroud of Turin is that is is a medieval forgery that originated around 1390 AD. “Today, the bulk of evidence indicates that the Shroud originated sometime around the Middle Ages, and was created by human hands.” “The History of the Shroud of Turin begins in the year 1390 … Read more

What is the Shroud of Turin? part 2/2 The shroud is rectangular, measuring approximately 4.4 by 1.1 metres (14 ft 5 in × 3 ft 7 in). The cloth is woven in a three-to-one herringbone twill composed of flax fibrils. Its most distinctive characteristic is the faint, brownish image of a front and back view of a naked man with his hands … Read more

What is the Shroud of Turin? part 1/2

An artifact that is purportedly from the burial of Jesus is the Shroud of Turin. The Shroud of Turin is a centuries old linen cloth that bears the image of a crucified man. A man that millions believe to be Jesus of Nazareth. Shroud of Turin, also called Holy Shroud, Italian Santa Sindone, a … Read more

Resurrection and historicity

One of the most important doctrines in Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus and is one of the beliefs necessary for salvation. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Also, if … Read more


Welcome to Defending Christianity My name is Oliver Tseng and I’m the founder of the debating forum This site is a collection of posts I’ve made on the forum. The forum was started in 2004 to provide a civil and respectful forum to debate Christianity and any religious topic. Since then, over a million … Read more