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Unquestioned Ritual.

circumcise

verb  cir·cum·cise  \ ˈsər-kᵊm-ˌsīz \

: to cut off the foreskin of (a male) or the prepuce or clitoris and labia minora of (a female) 600 more words

Baptism in lieu of Circumcision

Brother Lipscomb, did Christian baptism come in lieu of circumcision?

It did not. Circumcised persons were baptized, and the children of baptized Jews continued to be circumcised for a long while, and it would be no sin yet. 39 more words

David Lipscomb

Joy Breaking Through Grief

These seats are not nearly as comfortable as they look, I thought.

I fidgeted in my seat on the train, trying to find a better position. 900 more words

Parenting

On Minimalism

These days it is not difficult to come across what has become known as ‘minimalist’ architecture and design. Clean lines and uncluttered spaces appeal to our sense of simplicity. 417 more words

Faith

The Elders’ Task

Titus 1:10-16

For there are many insubordinate, both idle talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision, 11 whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole households, teaching things which they ought not, for the sake of dishonest gain.

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The Bible

John Harvey Kellogg: a Puritan Monster

Unlike many Christians, most Jews, and most Muslims, I did not circumcise my son. I consider genital mutilation to be an immoral practice, because my morality is pro-sex, and circumcision is absolutely anti-sex. 713 more words

Pro Male Sexuality

Male Genital Mutilation and Christmas: What is the connection?

Christmas, a festival which celebrates the Birth of Jesus, crucially involves a ‘Virgin’, but also some Shepherds, Wise Men, and Angels. It is the subject of many paintings in Western Art, of sublime music and poetry – as well as the basis for countless Nativity plays performed, more or less endearingly, by small schoolchildren down the ages.

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Anthony Sargeant