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'The Tomb Of Jesus' Appears To Be 'Leaking Blood' In Video

'The Tomb Of Jesus' Appears To Be 'Leaking Blood' In Video

Video has emerged that claims to show the 'tomb of Jesus' in Jerusalem 'leaking blood'.

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The video shows an amount of red liquid pooling up on top of the Stone of Anointing which is thought by some to have been the stone upon which Jesus' body was placed before his burial.

The stone sits near the entrance to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre - one of the holiest sites in Christianity.

The poorly filmed footage shows the unidentified red liquid splashing on the rock before the gathered pilgrims start to shout.

Not everyone is so convinced by the 'miracle' though.

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Credit: PA
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Nigel Watson, the author of Haynes UFO Investigations Manual told Mail Online: "The leaking blood phenomenon is usually explained by more mundane things.

"Common examples include like damp causing rusty patches, condensation, or outright fraud.

"We need scientific evidence to support this rather than some shaky video footage, but for many people it is question of belief rather than examining the facts."

The video itself is about four years old, but has recently resurfaced alongside fresh claims of the miracle.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is so important to Christians because it allegedly contains many of the significant sites from the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Inside the walls of the church are thought to be the site of his execution at Golgotha, the tomb in which he lay for three days before rising again, and the aforementioned Stone of Anointing.

It is worth pointing out that there have been many Stones of Anointing over the years. The current stone has been in place since a reconstruction took place in the early 1800s.

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Credit: PA

There is very little concrete evidence to prove that the locations inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre are in fact the true sites of Jesus passion as no records exist and there are only vague and circumstantial descriptions in the Bible.

In fact, there is actually very little evidence that crucifixion ever took place - the only piece of hard evidence that we have is a single heel bone with a nail in it, found in Eastern Jerusalem.

That said, it's pretty clear that crucifixions did actually happen - whether the story of the historical Jesus was crucified in Jerusalem is a story for another day.

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Topics: church, religion, Interesting, Blood, Jesus, Israel

Tom Wood

Tom Wood is a freelance journalist and LADbible contributor. He graduated from University of London with a BA in Philosophy before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. He has previously written for the M.E.N Group as well as working for several top professional sports clubs. Contact him on [email protected]

 

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