Challenge To Atheists To Reproduce The Shroud Of Turin

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The Shroud of Turin proves the Resurrection - Lecture video
http://www.freechristianteaching.org/modules/smartsection/category.php?categoryid=6

All attempts to reproduce the Shroud fail:

Experts Question Scientist’s Claim of Reproducing Shroud of Turin - Oct 6, 2009
http://www.ewtn.com/vnews/getstory.asp?number=98037#

Part 1 of 13 Rebuttal to Luigi Garlischelli Shroud Forgery - video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it7vw7LU13U

PROOF SHROUD OF TURIN CANNOT BE A FAKE - video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfDdbxMKZRw

How Did The Image Form On The Shroud? - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4045581

"The shroud image is made from tiny fibres that are (each) 1/10th of a human hair. The picture elements are actually randomly distributed like the dots in your newspaper, photograph or magazine photograph. To do this you would need an incredibly accurate atomic laser. This technology does NOT exist (even to this day)."
Kevin Moran - Optical Engineer

"the closest science can come to explaining how the image of the Man in the Shroud got there is by comparing the situation to a controlled burst of high-intensity radiation similar to the Hiroshima bomb explosion which "printed" images of incinerated people on building walls."
Frank Tribbe - Leading Scholar And Author On Shroud Research

Even with the advantage of all our advanced space-age technology at their fingertips, all scientists can guess is that it was some type of electro-magnetic radiation (light) which is not natural to this world. Kevin Moran, a scientist working on the mysterious '3D' nature of the Shroud image, states the 'supernatural' explanation this way:

"It is not a continuum or spherical-front radiation that made the image, as visible or UV light. It is not the X-ray radiation that obeys the one over R squared law that we are so accustomed to in medicine. It is more unique. It is suggested that the image was formed when a high-energy particle struck the fiber and released radiation within the fiber at a speed greater that the local speed of light. Since the fiber acts as a light pipe, this energy moved out through the fiber until it encountered an optical discontinuity, then it slowed to the local speed of light and dispersed. The fact that the pixels don’t fluoresce suggests that the conversion to their now brittle dehydrated state occurred instantly and completely so no partial products remain to be activated by the ultraviolet light. This suggests a quantum event where a finite amount of energy transferred abruptly. The fact that there are images front and back suggests the radiating particles were released along the gravity vector. The radiation pressure may also help explain why the blood was "lifted cleanly" from the body as it transformed to a resurrected state."
http://www.shroudstory.com/natural.htm

If scientists want to find the source for the supernatural light which made the "3D - photographic negative" image I suggest they look to the thousands of documented Near-Death Experiences (NDE's) in Judeo-Christian cultures. It is in their testimonies that you will find mention of an indescribably bright 'Light' or 'Being of Light' who is always described as being of a much brighter intensity of light than the people had ever seen before. All people who have been in the presence of 'The Being of Light' while having a deep NDE have no doubt whatsoever that the 'The Being of Light' they were in the presence of is none other than 'The Lord God Almighty' of heaven and earth.

In The Presence Of Almighty God - The NDE of Mickey Robinson - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4045544

The Day I Died - Part 4 of 6 - The NDE of Pam Reynolds - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4045560

Many solid lines of evidence pointed to the Shroud’s authenticity back in the 1980’s, yet the carbon dating of 1989 indicated a medieval age. In spite of many other, more reliable, lines of evidence establishing the Shroud as authentic, many people unquestionably accepted the carbon dating as valid and presumed the Shroud to be a medieval fake.

THE SHROUD AS AN ANCIENT TEXTILE - Evidence of Authenticity
http://www.newgeology.us/presentation24.html

Shroud Of Turin - Sewn From Two Pieces - 2000 Years Old - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4109101

The Sudarium of Oviedo
http://www.shroudstory.com/sudarium.htm

The Turin Shroud - Comparing Image And Photographic Negative - interactive webpage (Of note: The finding of a photographic negative image on the Shroud is still as much a mystery today as when it was first discovered by Secondo Pia in 1898.)
http://www.shroud.com/shrdface.htm

Shroud Of Turin's Unique 3 Dimensionality - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4041182

Shroud Of Turin - Photographic Negative - 3D Hologram - The Lamb - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/5664213/

Turin Shroud Enters 3D Age - Pictures, Articles and Videos
https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1gDY4CJkoFedewMG94gdUk1Z1jexestdy5fh87RwWAfg

Turin Shroud 3-D Hologram - Face And Body - Dr. Petrus Soons - video
http://www.metacafe.com/w/5889891/

This following recent video revealed a very surprising holographic image that was found on the Shroud:

Turin Shroud Hologram Reveals The Words 'The Lamb' - short video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4041205

A Quantum Hologram of Christ's Resurrection? by Chuck Missler
Excerpt: “You can read the science of the Shroud, such as total lack of gravity, lack of entropy (without gravitational collapse), no time, no space—it conforms to no known law of physics.” The phenomenon of the image brings us to a true event horizon, a moment when all of the laws of physics change drastically. Dame Piczek created a one-fourth size sculpture of the man in the Shroud. When viewed from the side, it appears as if the man is suspended in mid air (see graphic, below), indicating that the image defies previously accepted science. The phenomenon of the image brings us to a true event horizon, a moment when all of the laws of physics change drastically.
http://www.khouse.org/articles/2008/847

The Center Of The Universe Is Life - General Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Entropy and The Shroud Of Turin - video
http://www.metacafe.com/w/5070355

General Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Entropy and The Shroud Of Turin
http://bornagain77.livejournal.com/

In a fairly recent breakthrough, the carbon dating question has been thoroughly addressed and refuted by Joseph G. Marino and M. Sue Benford in 2000. Their research, with textile experts, showing the carbon testing was done with a piece of the Shroud which was subject to expert medieval reweaving in the 1500’s had much historical, and photographic, evidence behind it. Their historical, and photographic, evidence was then scientifically confirmed by chemical analysis in 2005 by Raymond Rogers. Thus, the fact that a false age was shown by the 1989 carbon testing has been accepted across the board scientifically.

New Evidence Overturns Shroud Of Turin Carbon Dating - Joseph G. Marino and M. Sue Benford - video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4222339

The following is the main peer reviewed paper which has refuted the 1989 Carbon Dating:

Why The Carbon 14 Samples Are Invalid, Raymond Rogers
per: Thermochimica Acta (Volume 425 pages 189-194, Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of California)
Excerpt: Preliminary estimates of the kinetics constants for the loss of vanillin from lignin indicate a much older age for the cloth than the radiocarbon analyses. The radiocarbon sampling area is uniquely coated with a yellow–brown plant gum containing dye lakes. Pyrolysis-mass-spectrometry results from the sample area coupled with microscopic and microchemical observations prove that the radiocarbon sample was not part of the original cloth of the Shroud of Turin. The radiocarbon date was thus not valid for determining the true age of the shroud. The fact that vanillin can not be detected in the lignin on shroud fibers, Dead Sea scrolls linen, and other very old linens indicates that the shroud is quite old. A determination of the kinetics of vanillin loss suggests that the shroud is between 1300- and 3000-years old. Even allowing for errors in the measurements and assumptions about storage conditions, the cloth is unlikely to be as young as 840 years.
http://www.ntskeptics.org/issues/shroud/shroudold.htm

Rogers passed away shortly after publishing this paper, but his work was ultimately verified by the Los Alamos National Laboratory:

Carbon Dating Of The Turin Shroud Completely Overturned by Scientific Peer Review
Rogers also asked John Brown, a materials forensic expert from Georgia Tech to confirm his finding using different methods. Brown did so. He also concluded that the shroud had been mended with newer material. Since then, a team of nine scientists at Los Alamos has also confirmed Rogers work, also with different methods and procedures. Much of this new information has been recently published in Chemistry Today.
http://shroudofturin.wordpress.com/2009/02/19/the-custodians-of-time/

This following is the Los Alamos National Laboratory report and video which completely confirms the Rogers' paper:

“Analytical Results on Thread Samples Taken from the Raes Sampling Area (Corner) of the Shroud Cloth” (Aug 2008)
Excerpt: The age-dating process failed to recognize one of the first rules of analytical chemistry that any sample taken for characterization of an area or population must necessarily be representative of the whole. The part must be representative of the whole. Our analyses of the three thread samples taken from the Raes and C-14 sampling corner showed that this was not the case....... LANL’s work confirms the research published in Thermochimica Acta (Jan. 2005) by the late Raymond Rogers, a chemist who had studied actual C-14 samples and concluded the sample was not part of the original cloth possibly due to the area having been repaired. - Robert Villarreal - Los Alamos National Laboratory
http://www.ohioshroudconference.com/

Shroud Of Turin Carbon Dating Overturned By Scientific Peer Review - Robert Villarreal - Press Release video
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4041193

Christian Apologetic webpage
https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1ZQ17yxSkg353g-iB13yclexjoAtPRG7xivAN7n6GxJ4

Philippians 2: 5-11
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

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Shroud Of Turin, Turin Shroud, Shroud History, Resurrection, Intelligent Design, Jesus Is Lord
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