The Shroud of Turin: A Guide to the Reading of an Image Full of Mystery

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This pictorial guide to the mystery of the famous Shroud of Turin has been put together to commemorate the two extraordinary exhibitions of this precious relic in the newly restored Guarini Chapel in Turin: April 19 - June 14, 1998 on the occasion of the centenary of the first photograph taken of the Shroud by Secondo Pia; and April 29 - June 11, 2000 to celebrate the Jubilee of the Incarnation and the beginning of the new millennium. As such it is a handy reference to the salient historical, scientific and ...
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Overview

This pictorial guide to the mystery of the famous Shroud of Turin has been put together to commemorate the two extraordinary exhibitions of this precious relic in the newly restored Guarini Chapel in Turin: April 19 - June 14, 1998 on the occasion of the centenary of the first photograph taken of the Shroud by Secondo Pia; and April 29 - June 11, 2000 to celebrate the Jubilee of the Incarnation and the beginning of the new millennium. As such it is a handy reference to the salient historical, scientific and legendary information regarding the Shroud which has over the centuries inspired countless pieces of art and was the inspiration for the devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus so dear to the heart of St. Therese of Lisieux and many others.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780818908170
  • Publisher: Saint Pauls/Alba House
  • Publication date: 5/28/1998
  • Pages: 36
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 5.10 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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