New Evidence: The Shroud of Turin Is a Forgery Joe Nickell From: Volume 01, No. 3 Summer 1981 ShareTweet Joe Nickell Joe Nickell, PhD, is a former investigator with a world-famous detective agency who has been consulted in homicide and questioned-document cases. Among his numerous books are Relics of the Christ and The Science of Miracles. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.