While the Bible condemns promiscuity and lust (as acts of mankind) it does not condemn the nude body (God’s creation).
“There has to be an alternative to whatever ways and life there are on offer these days” – Joan Baez
During the latter part of the 19th century there was in some quarters a resentment to the strict moral Victorian society rules and also the filthy cities, so much that many people longed for something completely different. This was the start of the Tolstoyan movement.The Tolstoyan movement was a social movement based on the philosophical and religious views of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910). Tolstoy’s views were formed by rigorous study of the ministry of Jesus, particularly the Sermon on the Mount. Tolstoy expressed “great joy” that groups of people “have been springing up, not only in Russia but in various parts of Europe, who are in complete agreement with our views.”
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