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An Exhibition and Discussion on the Crucifixion of Jesus - 3/22/2012

Shroud or TurinDr. Joseph Bergerson and Dr. Charles Dietzen will present “An Exhibition on the Crucifixion of Jesus” on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. The discussion will be held in the Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library Auditorium and is open to the public at no charge. For more information, contact Theresa Roberts at or 317.955.6136.

Dr. Bergeron and Dr. Dietzen will discuss the Passion of Christ from a medical perspective:

  • The Roman practice of crucifixion
  • The events of Jesus' crucifixion
  • Sweating blood
  • The controversies of Jesus' cause of death and what really killed him
  • The resurrection of Jesus: a medical analysis of opposing theories
  • Scientific analysis and controversies of the Shroud of Turin
  • Medical examination of the Shroud of Turin
  • In addition to the discussion, the presentation will include a exhibition of a full-sized model of the cross, an authentic life-sized copy of the Shroud of Turin, and Roman artifacts.