Sign In. Finding Jesus: Faith. Hide Spoilers. During the 16th-century Reformation, Protestants, who were against relics and icons, often said there were enough pieces of the "true cross" to build Rome, or as Erasmus famously remarked "
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Simon A. Here is the the calculation of this savant: Supposing the Cross to have been of pine-wood, as is believed by the savants who have made a special study of the subject, and giving it a weight of about seventy-five kilograms, we find that the volume of this cross was ,, cubic millimetres. Now the total known volume of the True Cross, according to the finding of M. Rohault de Fleury, amounts to above 4, cubic millimetres, allowing the missing part to be as big as we will, the lost parts or the parts the existence of which has been overlooked, we still find ourselves far short of ,, cubic millimetres, which should make up the True Cross. So the bit about relics being multiplied needs to be put down as alleged, pending better evidence. Howard , Jun 29, UTC. I thought that pilgrims brought them from the Holy Land.
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This fifth episode of CNN 's Finding Jesus special focuses on the Byzantine era, three centuries after the ministry of Jesus, when Helena, the mother of Constantine, traveled to Palestine to find "the true cross of Jesus," as well as other artifacts that might be valued as relics. Before Constantine became Emperor, Christians were somewhat unevenly persecuted by the Romans, especially during the reign of Diocletian CE. During Constantine's reign CE , however, he converted to Christianity and lifted the ban against the Christian faith in CE. The location of many Christian sites in the Holy Land is thus a consequence of Constantine's conversion to Christianity and especially his mother's travel to Israel in CE, connecting traditional sites with the story of Jesus' life and work.
Titulus Crucis —a supplement to The idea of something being authentic is "just too powerful" on shroudstory. The Military Channel has a new series called "Myth Hunters. Hesemann gave one to two presentations at the Dallas Shroud conference. While historical documents, certain archaeological data and comparative paleography indicate that the titulus crucis from the Santa Croce in Rome is authentic, the C dating performed in did not agree. The results came out something like AD