Carbon 14 dating and the shroud of turin
Interestingly, the man's wounds are consistent with the wounds inflicted upon Jesus during the torture He endured leading up to His crucifixion.There appear to be wounds around the hairline, matching the biblical description of the crown of thorns.In reality, it matters little whether or not the shroud is the burial cloth of Jesus Christ.Either way, the shroud is simply a cloth made of linen.Unfortunately, many people have been misled into thinking that the shroud is in some way sacred, and have thus tied much of their faith to its authenticity. No matter its origin, the shroud deserves neither our worship nor reverence.
However, non-christian scholars often seek to disprove the Christian point of view as fervently as Christian scholars seek to support it.
The Shroud of Turin is a linen cloth believed by some to have covered the buried body of Jesus Christ.