By Cherese Jackson on February 11, 20 Comments. In a church just south of Richmond, Virginia is a congregation of believers that not only bare their souls in worship but also their bodies. White Tail Chapel is a church that worships in the nude.
A church in the US state of Virginia has taken the bizarre decision to allow its congregation to attend services in the nude. Pastor Allen Parker, the leader of White Tail Chapel in the town of Southampton, said he came to the decision to allow naked worship after concluding the clothing requirements of other churches were overly 'pretentious', and decided his own flock should be free to forgo such materialism if they desire. He believes he is in good company too, claiming many of the most important moments in the Bible happened while the protagonists were nude, including Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection.
By John Hall. Scroll down for video. A church in the US state of Virginia has taken the bizarre decision to allow its congregation to attend services in the nude.
Jacobs was charged in August with three counts of unlawfully filming a nude minor and one count of attempting to unlawfully film a nude minor. Two of the charges were deemed to have not enough evidence, so the case moves forward with just two counts of unlawful filming. In court, defense counsel presented a statement to the judge from Jacobs stating he did put the camera in the bathroom by standing on the urinal and removing a ceiling tile to capture the video.
Religion tends to be a touchy subject for some people, but one church in Virginia is pushing the limits by going nude! The White Tail Chapel decided that it would be a good idea to give churchgoers the option to show up naked because wearing clothes in the Lord's home was "pretentious. Pastor Allen Parkerof the nudist church, says that the reason they are taking this approach is because it's as Jesus intended.
This article on nudity in religion deals with the differing attitudes to nudity and modesty among world religions. Hesiod the writer of the poem Theogonywhich describes the origins and genealogies of the Greek gods in Ancient Greek religionsuggested that farmers should "Sow naked, and plough naked, and harvest naked, if you wish to bring in all Demeter 's fruits in due season. The Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all recount the legend of the Garden of Edenfound in the Hebrew Biblein which Adam and Eve are unaware of their nakedness until they eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.
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