Historical And Scriptural Evidence (Milah vs. Periah)

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4.14/5 (7) Historical and Scriptural Evidence (OT milah circumcision vs. modern periah circumcision) by Peter Keay The following is a revised excerpt from the document originally available at http://www.scribd.com/doc/54746897/Un-Christian-Modern-Circumcision In Genesis 17:11, the Bible reveals God’s institution of circumcision for … Read More

What Were the Original Motivations Behind Routine Infant Circumcision in the West?

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What were the original motivations behind routine infant circumcision in the West? Circumcision Information Resource 2007-03-12 Also available at http://www.cirp.org/pages/whycirc.html What were the original motivations behind routine infant circumcision in the West? Routine circumcision as a preventative or cure for masturbation … Read More

The Masturbation Taboo and the Rise of Routine Male Circumcision: A Review of the Historiography

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Robert Darby Journal of Social History, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring, 2003) Abstract: There is increasing scholarly interest in the history of routine male circumcision in Anglophone countries, but much disagreement as to whether prevention of masturbation was an important … Read More

Circumcision: A Medical or a Human Rights Issue?

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Archived here: http://www.cirp.org/library/ethics/milos-macris/ Originally printed in Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, Volume 37, Number 2 (Suppl.): Pages 87S-96S, March/April 1992. By Marilyn Fayre Milos, RN, and Donna Macris, CNM, MSN Abstract American parents and health care professionals are faced with medical/ethical dilemmas regarding whether … Read More

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