Asked in The Bible, Catholicism, Archaeology
Why is the Shroud of Turin important to Christians?
A:The Shroud of Turin is not important to non-Catholics, who are generally sceptical about Catholic 'relics'. It is important to some Catholics, who believe the Shroud of Turin to be the very shroud in which Jesus was wrapped after his crucifixion - although there is compelling evidence to the contrary.If it really is the cloth in which Jesus was wrapped, this does become important for all Christians. because it then creates a serious problem for...
Asked in Easter
Why do churches shroud the cross with white on Easter?
The answer is in the word "shroud". The shroud that Jesus was buried in is drapped over the Cross to signify that his death on the Cross was not the end, that he was raised from the dead. The shroud was one proof of this to his followers. ...
Asked in Catholicism, Judaism
Why are you catholic and not Jewish if Jesus was Jewish?
Jesus was Jewish but as far as my understanding Jesus broke apart from Judism to start christianity. This is my perspective as a Jew. ...
Asked in Jesus Christ
What is Jesus's shroud?
Jesus' shroud is the mythical cloth that covered the dead body of Jesus, but there is no record of this in the Bible. Rather, this scripture illustrates the manner of Jesus' burial. Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury. (John 19.40) ...
Asked in New Testament
What did jesus emphasize in his early teaching?
if you mean at the age of 12 arguing about Judaism (what Christianity is based on) then about the symbolism and scarification Judaism had turned to, against god's word I do not mean to offend the Jewish, yet that is what Jesus thought. Deep apologies if this is offensive to you ...
Asked in The Bible, Catholicism
Where is the Shroud of Turin?
Answer The Shroud of Turin is a cloth in which some say Jesus was wrapped after his crucifixion. The Catholic Church, which owns the Shroud, keeps it locked in a special protective chamber in Turin's cathedral and is rarely shown....