Introduction to Shroud Studies

Istituto Scienza e Fede

Anno accademico 2023-2024


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This is an introductory course to the Shroud of Turin, in which general elements of the Shroud studies are presented: an overview and a description of what the Shroud is, its history, scientific research in the various fields of study, the current methods of conservation, its relationship with the Christian faith, the different ways of teaching it and making it known. The course is aimed at clergy, laity, professors, researchers, journalists, and anyone else who may want to gain a deeper understanding of Shroud studies, using an interdisciplinary approach.
The course consists of eight lessons as follows:
1) Description of the Imprints and of the Traces Visible on the Shroud.
2) Brief History of the Shroud
3) History of the Scientific Research on the Shroud. I
4) History of the Scientific Research on the Shroud. II
5) The Preservation of the Shroud
6) The Shroud and the Gospels
7) Shroud, Science and Faith
8) How to Explain and Teach the Shroud

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Le attività si svolgeranno dal 12/10/2023 al 11/01/2024 (esami compresi)

Orario delle lezioni

Giovedì: 15:30 – 17:00,17:15 – 18:45,15:00 – 18:00


Spence Joseph Andrew,Barberis Bruno

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