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Male Genital Mutilation

On watching this film, I was really horrified how much male circumcision rates have increased since I left the US. In the eighties and nineties, they seemed to be declining as more feminists entered the medical profession. 459 more words

Medical Censorship

Uganda adopts circumcision, finds science works

This is no real surprise:

The growing uptake of medical male circumcision by men in the Rakai district of Uganda is leading to a substantial reduction in HIV incidence among men in one of the districts of the country worst affected by HIV, Xiangrong Kong of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health told the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015) in Seattle, USA, on Thursday…

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The What's What - Volume 165

Is it weird to wear white khakis?  I thought I looked good with them but now I feel self conscious. -BaruchCollege

Not between Memorial Day and Labour Day, they say.   1,184 more words

What's What

When is it sunnah for the boy to be circumcised ?

It is reported by Jaabir:

أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم عق عن الحسن والحسين وختنهما لسبعة أيام

The prophet performed the Aqeeqah of Al-Hassan and Al-Hussein and he circumcised them on the seventh day. 56 more words


The Missing Verse in the Creation Account

Sometimes the Scriptures trip us up. We’re walking along the biblical road, as it were, and our foot catches in a pothole. There’s a gap in the narrative. 1,043 more words

Theological Reflections

Stories About Circumcision: A Tale of Two Brothers

This is the second post in the series on circumcision. The first explores circumcision in general and tells the story of my first experience with it as a nursing student, and how I counsel expectant parents now as a midwife. 1,384 more words


Why I Now Believe in Infant Baptism...

This is a guest post by Niv Lobo. Niv works with UCCF in Southampton and Portsmouth. He cannot stress enough that nothing in this piece reflects the official position of his employers! 1,749 more words