The Skeptic's Guide to the Paranormal

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THE SHROUND OF TURIN
Do you need tangible proof for your beliefs? Some people do and the Shroud of Turin provides it for many Christians. They claim it is the true burial cloth of Jesus.The debate is between the advocates, who believe it is the true burial shroud of Jesus, and the skeptics, who believe it is a work of art. You decide.
The clues
1. The Shroud of Turin is a 4.3 metre long cloth of linen with a full length human image that is considered to be a likeness of Christ.
2. The image contains both the front and back of a man, as if he had been laid on the cloth with his feet at one end. The cloth was then folded over his head to cover the front of his body.
3. The likeness is a negative image. That is, the prominent points, such as the nose and eyebrows, are dark, while sunken parts, such as the eyes and neck, are light. In a normal photograph the nose and eyebrows are usually light, while the eyes and neck are dark.
4. The likeness of Christ is the thin, heavily bearded man shown in many religious art works.
5. Wounds on the body are visible on the back, chest and face with puncture marks on the feet, hands and one

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • 1 - Spontaneous Human Conbustion 1
  • 2 - Walking on Hot Coals 8
  • 3 - Crop Circles 12
  • 4 - The Shround of Turin 20
  • 5 - Psychic Readings 34
  • 6 - Spiritualism 49
  • 7 - Ghosts and Poltergeists 71
  • 8 - Diy Ghost Photos 80
  • 9 - Reincarnation and Past Lives 83
  • 10 - Astrology 102
  • 11 - Numerology 115
  • 12 - Esp—extrasensory Perception 125
  • 13 - Nostradamus 143
  • 14 - The Prophecy That is Kabul Khan 150
  • 15 - Psychic Detectives 154
  • 16 - Diy Telepathy 161
  • 17 - Psychics on Stage 164
  • 18 - Diy Bending Spoons 175
  • 19 - Ufo Emconters of the First Kind—sightings 178
  • 20 - Ufo Encounters of the Second Kind—physical Evidence 198
  • 21 - UFO Encounters of the Third Kind—allen Contact 207
  • 22 - Alien Abductions 217
  • 23 - The Beermuda Triangle 226
  • 24 - Levitation 233
  • 25 - Dowsing and Divining 244
  • 26 - Yeti, Bigfoot and Other Ape-Mem 251
  • 27 - The Loch Mess Monster 256
  • Acknowledgments 261
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