Parade's invincible ignorance

LIFEembedDrawImage(80812804); From Walter Scott's Personality Parade, addressing a question on whether Serena Williams' choices in clothing are appropriate for a Jehovah's Witness:

The winner of 10 Grand Slame singles titles dresses conservatively when attending Kingdom Hall Services, but there's no religious dress code preventing her from wearing revealing clothes on or off the court.

From "How Can We Cultivate Virtue?" on

The matter of dress and grooming is another area in which we need to cultivate virtue. Clothing choices vary according to culture, and pressure may be strong to keep up with the latest styles and trends. But why should we follow every fad or fashion that comes along? The Bible admonishes us to "quit being fashioned after this system of things." (Romans 12:2) Rather than make up rules, the apostle Paul wrote under inspiration: "I desire the women to adorn themselves in well-arranged dress, with modesty and soundness of mind, not with styles of hair braiding and gold or pearls or very expensive garb, but in the way that befits women professing to reverence God." (1 Timothy 2:9, 10) This basic standard applies to men and women alike. Of course, there is room for delightful variety in style as a result of cultural preference or personal taste.

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