Shroud Encounter is a dramatic big screen experience and in-depth exploration into the mysteries of the Shroud of Turin. Using a CSI approach, audiences are taken on a thought provoking adventure through early church history, ancient art, modern science, and medical forensics.
Could the Shroud be the most important archaeological artifact ever found, or is it just a medieval fake? Does it provide clues to what happened during the crucifixion and resurrection, or is it just a pious art work created to represent these events? After thousands of hours of scientific analysis, the Shroud remains a profound mystery.
International lecturer and researcher Russ Breault has presented to hundreds of audiences over the past 25 years. He is recognized as a leading expert and an engaging speaker able to captivate audiences with both skillful delivery and depth of knowledge.
The Message of the Shroud: Past, Present, and Future
Did the Shroud influence ancient icons of Jesus?
What is the message of the Shroud today?
How does the Byzantine or Orthodox view of icons differ from a Latin or Catholic view?
What is the message of the Shroud for today?
Does the Shroud hold a prophetic message for the future?
Are there other evidence for the Resurrection?
A fascinating analysis of how the Shroud influenced early Byzantine sacred art. Shows how the icon image based on the Shroud was used to combat heresies such as Gnosticism that denied Jesus came in the flesh. Explains the difference between Catholic (Latin) and Orthodox (Eastern) iconography. Explores the message of the Shroud for today and its prophetic implications for tomorrow.