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- If nudity offends you, you are disrespecting
God's greatest creation.
- "If God had intended for people
to go around totally naked, we'd be born that way."
- "The nude body is the ultimate in
- "I stand six foot five inches tall in my bare feet and I weigh 205 lbs
stripped, if you believe that scale out in front of the drugstore..."
"What spirit is so
empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more
noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it
"Naturism is a way
of life in harmony with nature, characterized by the practice of communal
nudity, with the intention of encouraging respect for oneself, respect for
others and for the environment."
Pope John Paul II
- Quoting Genesis - "They were nude but they were not
ashamed." Furthermore, because God created it, "The human body
can remain nude and uncovered and preserve its splendor and its
- "Sexual modesty cannot then in
any simple way be identified with the use of clothing, nor shamelessness
with the absence of clothing and total or partial nakedness... Immodesty
is present only when nakedness plays a negative role with regard to the
value of the person."
- From “Love and Responsibility” 1981 -
“Nakedness itself is not immodest... Immodesty is present only when
nakedness plays a negative role with regard to the value of the person,
when its aim is to arouse concupiscence, as a result of which the person
is put in the position of an object for enjoyment."
- From “The Screwtape Letters” (Screwtape - senior demon- on
pornography) - “We have engineered a great increase in the license
which society allows to the representation of the apparent nude (not the
real nude) in art, and its exhibition on the stage or the bathing beach.
It is all a fake, of course; the figures in the popular art are falsely
drawn; the real women in bathing suits or tights are actually pinched in
and propped up to make them appear firmer and more slender and more boyish
than nature allows a full-grown women to be." (Page 107)
- From “The Great Divorce” - "half
the people in heaven are nude"
- From "Perelandra" - "Yet
could it be possible, in the long run, to wear clothes without learning
modesty, and through modesty lasciviousness?"
Dr. R.C. Sproul
- From “The Shattered Image” - "God does not COMMAND us
to be clothed. He ALLOWS us to be clothed."
- From “Covering the Shame/The holiness
of God” - "Jesus provides the covering for our nakedness... so
that once we are covered the righteousness of Christ, we can be naked in
the presence of God and not be shamed. We can stop running. We can stop
hiding. Because we have been adorned with a gown of perfect righteousness,
if we trust in Him."
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