John Beldon Scott

John Beldon Scott is the Elizabeth M. Stanley Professor of the Arts, Emeritus, and former director of the School of Art & Art History at the University of Iowa. Expanded versions of this study have appeared in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians and his book Architecture for the Shroud: Relic and Ritual in Turin.

Articles by John Beldon Scott

Innovation at the Chapel of the Holy Shroud

Early modern commentators and theologians understood the relic known today as the Shroud of Turin as a witness of Christ’s Passion and a material proof of his suffering and resurrection.