About the Book
A series of artistic nude self-portraits serves as the catalyst for a multi-faceted discussion of the many reasons a person might practice nudism - whether it's for comfort & convenience, aesthetics, physical or mental health, spirituality, or just common sense. Covering such recreational activities as skinny dipping, freehiking, and naked gardening; practiced by Christians, pagans, and atheists; from the ancient Greeks to the Renaissance to the modern age; topics addressed include athletics, fashion, and body acceptance. Why would anyone practice nudism, you ask? The answer is in this book.