‘A secular, feminist reimagining of a prophetic tradition.’

Victoria Bateman’s naked protest should not be so shocking to Quakers, says Madeleine Ward. We’ve been doing it for centuries.

'[Victoria Bateman's] dissenting nakedness bears the most striking similarities to the prophetic nudity enacted by Quakers "going naked as a sign"...' | Photo: Edited illustration. Original: iEverest / iStock.com.

It’s been a rocky few weeks in the news. ITV’s political editor recently announced that he now believes no-deal to be the most likely outcome of the ongoing Brexit crisis, while the first global scientific review has warned of an imminent ‘catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems’. Set against stories like these, very little should now surprise us.

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