Gilbert R. Lavoie, M.D., invites you on a fascinating adventure to examine the Shroud of Turin, juxtaposing his scientific findings with John's Gospel account of the death and resurrection of Jesus. This story of the life of Jesus comes alive through relatable, real-world scientific witnesses who explore whether the image on the shroud is the work of human hands, a natural phenomenon, or a supernatural event.
There are abundant photos that allow you to decide for yourself what the image and blood marks of this cloth reveal. As you explore the mystery of this shroud through the eyes of forensics and the lens of scripture, you will begin to discover the following, and much more:
- The reason why the shroud image isn't mentioned in the Gospels
- Significant studies that demonstrate why the shroud cannot be a painting
- Details that confirm that the man of the shroud was crucified
- How the shroud corroborates the Gospel accounts of the death, resurrecti.
Gilbert Lavoie is a medical doctor and studied medicine at the Medical College of Virginia and the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. He is board certified in internal medicine and occupational medicine.