Charles Krauth

Clothing and the Soul's Essence

“Essence and revelation, being and clothing are the two ideas of the entire creation. “The clothing of our race since the fall is not the mere result of physical necessity, it springs from a divine purpose. God meant that thought, and pure taste, and a sense of propriety, should be called forth in it, and by it, and that it should exercise a refining and elevating influence on man; and his book declares, (Gen.