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The Theology of Taking Your Clothes Off in Class and Painting Naked People

The Theology of Taking Your Clothes Off in Class and Painting Naked People

Contrary to what many people think, and in accordance with Christian tradition, John Paul II was conservative in his approach to the portrayal of the nude in art. He told us that it is only appropriate to portray man naked when shining the with the uncreated light of Christ. In short if we can't show man clothed in glory, show him clothed...in clothes!