Why are we looking at
'Burial in a Shroud'
as a possibility?
What is the History of burial in a shroud?
Historically we know that Jesus' body was wrapped in a 'linen shroud' and that the Early Christians carried on this Jewish custom for many centuries. Coffins were used only for monarchs & bishops. Its only later on it became more common. The reason being, to preserve the body from decay and also to avoid the spread of contagious diseases.Read more...