Can naturist Christians reclaim the body from over sexualization?

Coming off one of the two most important days on the Christian calendar I found this article on how naturists Christians may be reclaiming the natural Neumann body for over sexualization via 

Christian Naturism via the Swinging Bridge a blog of a Mennonite college

While sexuality seems to be taking over the world, some Christians are fighting against oversexualization in unconventional ways.

I know I am not the only one disturbed by the way that sex is taking over society. Once something has been sexualized it can be difficult to reclaim it, but some Christians are going to extreme measure to overcome modern perversity. Christian naturists declare their bodies to not be be sexual objects by abstaining from the wearing of clothing. They live in entirely naked communities, trying to restore innocence to the human body.

The naturist movement spans many denominations of Christianity, including anabaptists. In the 1500s, a group of nudist anabaptists ran through the streets of Amsterdam naked in an attempt to evangelize. Unfortunately, they were later killed for their streaking. 


Here is a list of Christian Naturist resources we have compiled

Adam and Eve by Albrecht Dürer (1507) given by...

Adam and Eve by Albrecht Dürer (1507) given by Christina of Sweden to King Philip IV in 1654. taken fromhttp://www.owenbarfield.com/Images/Paintings/Durer%20Adam%20and%20Eve.jpg see also:http://museoprado.mcu.es/iadan_eva.html (links no longer work, see below) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Christian nudism

Stories of Christian Naturist Experiences
Saunas and Our Christian Belief
Nudism & Christianity
Freedom Resource Ministries
Experimental Theology
Jesus His Words and Nudity
Does The Bible Condone Nudism? 
Missional Lutherans
Our Sun home
Blue Ridge Christian naturist
Boyd Allen Christian naturism
Fig Leaf Forum


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  1. grasseynoel April 2, 2013

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