Attitudes to modesty vary between the different movements within Judaism as well as between communities within each movement. In ancient Indian cultures, there was a tradition of extreme asceticism obviously minoritarian that included full nudity. The University of Chicago Press. This page was last edited on 9 Augustat Nakedness as such is not to be equated with physical shamelessness For example, to the Adamites and the Freedomites social nudity was an integral part of their ritual.
Today, Christian naturists maintain that social nudity is a normal part of Christianity and is acceptable.
The Old Testament is not positive towards nudity. Shamelessness just like shame and modesty is a function of the interior of a person. But in front of direct family parents, children, siblingsthe awrah is relaxed further, allowing them to be uncovered, except between the chest and the thighs. Zimmermann, Denise; Gleason, Katherine After this, they feel ashamed and try to cover themselves with fig leaves. Basham, Arthur Llewellyn Smithin discussing logion 37 [e] of the Gospel of Thomasnotes that early Christian art depicts,  as one would expect, Adam and Eve in Paradise naked.