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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 troberts@marian.edu 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.