My wife and I are expecting our first son in a couple of months, and I was wondering if anyone had any pertinent advice/experience regarding circumcising a newborn.I grew up in the States and am…Continue
"Dunno, because there's lots of scripture about not needing to do it. I'm uncircumcised, and sure am glad my parents realized it was a sign of the old covenant... heck of a thing to give up, but I guess most people born and shortly…"
"I found this little video on the subject. :)
Why you are circumcised
can I just add that although not forbidden It is strongly frowned upon in most Christian traditions - Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican."
"We have to keep in mind, when discussing ancient middle eastern circumcision that what they practiced then and what we practice now are vastly different. In ancient Egypt, for example, it seems that only those training for the priesthood were…"
"As I have pointed out previously, tests on men in countries where circumcision is not normal do not show any difference in rates of HIV transmission. Most of these tests were carried out in areas of high transmission like sub-Saharan Africa where…"
"It is hard for American sources to be impartial, given our history of routine infant circumcision. As I've mentioned before, Europe, Canada, and Australia cannot understand our fear of the foreskin. It is not a birth defect that…"
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"Hey, Chip. I had a class with a student, by the time I was done my 4 year old was out of school so had to pic him up and bring him home. Long story short, didn´t have time to get back to you. I´m sorry about that. I hope we can chat some…"
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