Archbishop Jonathan Blake

The Most Reverend Jonathan Blake, Presiding Archbishop of the Open Episcopal Church B.A. (Hons), Dip. Pastoral Studies. Bishop's Haven, 105 Danson Crescent Welling DA16 2AS U.K. Mobile: 07767 687711 www.bishopjonathanblake.com bishopjonathanblake@ntlworld.com www.openepiscopalchurch.org www.twitter.com/bishopjonathan The Church is a member of The International Council of Community churches and the World Council of Churches. Married and a proud Dad.

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Gassed in Tehran, seized in Kabul, helped Mother Teresa, almost murdered, raised £300,000, ordained 1981, street sleeper, pilgrim to Auschwitz, Kenya + Pakistan 4 peace, wrote text on Parliament, convicted, began 1st inter-faith NHS chapel, relinquished his 12 year Anglican post 2 be independent, baptised 1000's in homes, on Mt Snowdon + in circus ring, did wedding underwater, wrote ‘For God’s Sake Don’t Go To Church’, nailed 95 Theses to Canterbury cathedral, arrested, co-founded the Society for Independent Ministry, consecrated a bishop, co-founded the Open Episcopal Church, did 1st gay wedding on prime time TV, sued Associated Newspapers 4 defamation, co-consecrated 1st women bishops 4 England. Wales + Scotland, accommodated the homeless, took Mass 2 sex workers, posted it, elected Archbishop, arrested 4 taking kids on roof, founded ‘When No One’s Watching', became an ICV, did Jade Goody's wedding , invited 2 Downing St, wrote 'That Old Devil Called God Again', arrested 4 campaigning against child abuse, harassment conviction/restraining order quashed on appeal, convicted 4 continued blogging 2 stop paedophile, providing bore hole + solar powered water pump 4 Gambian village.

Monday, January 27, 2014

THE HIJAB, MIPSTERZ AND THE NAKED RAMBLER

Interesting perhaps to profile this matter with the Naked Rambler. 

Developed complex society is on close inspection such a mess of tangled inconsistencies and hypocrisies.

 We were born naked. 

The hijab is meant to preserve modesty and protect a person from sexual advances. 

However, what is  clear from anyone who has visited a naturist beach or watched the naked rambler, is that nudity removes sexual attraction.

 It is the act of covering and concealing that ignites interest and triggers fantasies. 

The hijab increases sexual desire and making it a fashion icon with attitude only intensifies this process. 

Our obsession with clothes represents our desire to gain control over others, commercially, culturally, politically or sexually. 

The Naked Rambler challenges and mocks all these power games and so we have only one response - we imprison him.

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