The Shroud of Turin Revealed The Real Face of Jesus Christ?

Have you seen the Real Face of Jesus Christ? Or even know what He really looked like?

It’s one of the most debated topics in Christianity, religious faith, Theology and Science, and it’s connected to the very controversial Shroud of Turin.

The Shroud of Turin, also known as the Turin Shroud is a linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have suffered physical trauma in the same manner as with crucifixion. It’s kept in the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, a royal chapel in Turin, northern Italy.

The origins of the Shroud of Turin and its image are the subject of intense debate among scientists, theologians, historians and researchers.

Some insist that the shroud is the cloth placed on the body of Jesus Christ during the time of his burial, and that the face image found on the cloth is the Holy Face of Jesus while others contend that the religious artifact postdates the Crucifixion of Jesus by more than a millennium. Both sides of the argument use science and historical documents to make their case.

Recently, graphics artist Ray Downing joined forces with the History Channel on a new documentary, The Real Face of Jesus, with a few people in the world that actually examined the shroud by hand.

Their goal is to create a three-dimensional (3D) image representation of Jesus Christ especially the face based on the Shroud of Turin using the latest 3D modeling graphics software technology.

The Real Face of Jesus, a History Channel TV special is set to be aired this April 3, 2010. Their work based on the Shroud of Turin is bound to be a controversial one as every people have different opinions about this topic.

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