There were 11 tables of display items related to the Shroud of Turin, and three full size replicas of the Shroud of Turin.
Video recordings of interviews with the researchers were made throughout the four days of the conference to make three documentaries on the Shroud.
The conference included 48 Power Point presentations on the most recent research and summaries of previous research, as well as three panel discussions to answer questions at the end of Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
This came to a total of about 34 hours of presentations and panel discussions.
A "yoke" was a farm implement that bound two animals together so that they could work together as a team.
The quality of the lunch and dinner menus were especially appreciated.
Included in the list of idols are sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed. Likewise, the joining of a Christian and a non-Christian joins Christ to an unbeliever.
The New Testament goes as far as to warn us not even to eat with idolaters (1 Corinthians ). Bad company corrupts good morals" ( The Bible is actually much more direct about marrying unbelievers than has been indicated to this point.
I have received a few emails from Christians (and even one from a non-Christian) asking if it is okay for a Christian to date or marry an unbeliever.
Usually, by the time the question is asked, the relationship has gone far enough that a negative answer is going to be difficult to accept, even if it is the right answer.