Nudity: The absence of clothing and the presence of sex

Girlpower

“Then the eyes of both were open” Genesis 3:7

I always find the story of creation in Christianity fascinating. Firstly, can we all take a moment to reconsider our life’s purpose if we hate apples considering its historical function as the vessel of all knowledge. Secondly, what did Adam and Eve think of themselves before they understood what they were? More importantly, did it matter what they thought of themselves? Furthermore, in my bible studies’ classes, Sunday sermons and even this painting, why is it that they look ashamed of their nakedness? If the Bible verses  stop at saying they sewed fig leaves to cover themselves up, how did we conclude they clothed themselves because of shame? Better still, what part of their nakedness actually made them feel shame… was there a natural inclination to cover up the sexual organs first? Or, did Eve-the female in the painting-feel that…

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