Bless me! It’s Britain’s first NUDIST Bishop
The Archdeacon said the Church often portrayed the naked body as something rude to be covered up, but Christians shouldn’t feel uncomfortable wandering around in the nude, as long as they were not breaking the law.
In a theological booklet she co-wrote with an academic 15 years ago while a vicar in Maidstone, Kent, Archdeacon Gorham said: ‘The connection of nakedness and sex, though it may seem inescapable, need not necessarily be so…
‘Life in a naturist club, or a naturist resort, is just about doing things which one generally does with clothes on, but unclothed when the circumstances permit it.’