Mark Antonacci is an attorney who spent nearly 20 years researching and writing the most substantive and comprehensive book ever on the Shroud of Turin. This book provides the first scientific explanation of how the body and blood images in the Shroud were formed. Mr. Antonacci has gathered evidence from every relevant source, scientist, or expert in the world, many of whom he has known quite well for a number of years. He is the founder and President of the Resurrection of the Shroud Foundation, a non-profit corporation that has funded and facilitated a number of new and valuable scientific projects in connection with the Shroud. He has appeared or been featured on numerous national and local media. He received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in political science and a minor in history from Western Illinois University. He also taught evidence and criminal procedure after graduating with honors from John Marshall Law School in 1977.
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"The most unprecedented and unique event in all of history may have caused the most unique images in all of history," said Mark Antonacci (website), Thursday night's guest. Antonacci was referring to the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Shroud of Turin, a 14 ft. burial cloth, which he said shows evidence of what occurred at that time. He believes Christ's body disappeared in a burst via "a very sophisticated process," that was akin to particle radiation (not invented till the mid 20th century), leaving unusual traces in the shroud. Having spent over twenty years researching and writing about the shroud, Antonacci is pushing for further scientific tests of the fabric, which he thinks will prove that particle radiation did take place. The shroud, which has a long and controversial past, was first photographed in 1898, and the photographer was stunned when he developed the image, Antonacci said. Details not visible to the naked eye appeared clearly in the photographic negative, l ... More »Host: George Noory