BARRIE M. SCHWORTZ – The Turin Shroud

Today’s guest was the Official Documenting Photographer for the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP), the team that conducted the first in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud in 1978. Today, he plays an influential role in Shroud research and education as the editor and founder of the internationally recognized Shroud of Turin Website, Shroud dot-com, the oldest, largest and most extensive Shroud resource on the Internet, with more than fifteen million visitors from over 160 countries.

In 2009 he founded the Shroud of Turin Education and Research Association, Inc. (STERA, Inc.), a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, to which he donated the website and his extensive Shroud photographic collection, as well as many other important Shroud resources, in order to preserve and maintain these materials and make them available for future research and study. He currently serves as the President of STERA, Inc.

Today, we’ll walk through the pages of history, both recent (1978) and ancient (possibly as far back as the 1st century AD). Barrie M. Schwortz is our tour guide…

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This book is Out-of-Print, but New and Like-New copies are available through Amazon

160 pages with a detailed timeline of verified shroud history and complete index for quick reference, this book walks readers through the investigation into one of the world’s most mysterious relics and presents the most complete photographic collection of that investigation to be found in a single volume.

It is currently out of print, but used copies, in various states of condition from New to Used/Good, are available through the Amazon link provided below. I’ve had my copy for years and it is not available for sale, as it is a volume that I often leaf through and immerse myself in to appreciate the history and wonder of this ancient relic.

Whether you believe the shroud to be the actual burial cloth of the historic Jesus, or a unique artifact with many questions yet to be answered, you will find this book to be the most comprehensive source available on the 1978 STURP investigation.



Available in  Hardcover & Paperback


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This link leads to a YouTube TEDx Talk on the Shroud



Shroud reproductions are available through the STERA, Inc. website

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