Religion: No Nudists at Bethel

No Nudists at Bethel Bethel, the little Presbyterian college (enrollment 450) in McKenzie, Tenn., found out that it was harboring a nudist. It came to the notice of the college authorities that Dr. John E. Bauman, 59, professor of zoology, had been a nudist for ten years. Bethel asked him to leave.

Zoologist Bauman did not think much of the anti-nudist argument the college used against him. "They brought up that old question about why did God make a fig leaf for Eve if God wanted man to be in the nude. And that is not even historically true."* The authorities were...

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