Circumcision

a pictorial atlas of its history, instrument development and operative techniques by Elliot A. Grossman

Publisher: Todd and Honeywell in Great Neck, N.Y

Written in English
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Bibliography: p. 93-95.

StatementElliot A. Grossman.
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22095015M
ISBN 100899622461
OCLC/WorldCa9193871

Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin of the penis. The rite of circumcision (brit milah) is one of the most ancient practices of commandment to circumcise male children was given to Abraham in the Torah (Genesis ­14 and repeated in Leviticus ). Book Now; Online Circumcision Appointment Booking. Online Circumcision Appointment Booking. Thank you for your interest in the IMC. You can now see the available circumcision appointments and reserve one online. Just follow the three simple steps below and we will contact you to confirm the appointment – we endeavour to do this for you as Location: Llanover Road, London, HA9 7LT. Circumcision The removal of the foreskin of the male genital organ. The procedure was made mandatory for Abraham and his descendants, but it is not a requirement for Christians. Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the skin covering the end of the penis, called the foreskin. In many cultures, circumcision is a religious rite or a ceremonial tradition. It is most common in Jewish and Islamic faiths. In the United States, newborn circumcision is an elective procedure. The National Center for Health Statistics.

All About the Baby, a popular parenting book of the s, recommended infant circumcision for precisely this purpose. Interestingly, a man survey in the United States in , Laumann found that circumcised men were more likely to report masturbating at least once a month. Every year around the world million boys and 2 million girls have part or all of their external sex organs cut off. Doctors, parents, and politicians have been misled into thinking that these mutilations are beneficial, necessary and harmless. International respected experts in the fields of medicine, science, politics, law, ethics, sociology, anthropology, history and religion present. Free Medical Male Circumcision, Pretoria. 6, likes 7 talking about this 46 were here. Call Boitumelo or Send Plis Call 4 Bookings on de Contact Details U see/5(9).

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After reading his book, one cannot continue to belittle male circumcision as a poor cousin to female circumcision. In fact, I hope that Mr. Gollaher's book will be one of the driving forces that make non-medically justified male circumcision illegal in this country, just as female circumcision is by: The book does compile some good information, but in the end ties itself into knots trying to justify routine circumcision of male infants.

Thus you have subjective nonsense like this: “But comparing male circumcision to female circumcision is akin to comparing an ordinary carnivore to someone who tears a limb off a living animal to eat it.”4/5(25). For healthcare, seek a qualified medical professional who is knowledgeable on the benefits of a whole body and intact care and who knows the harms involved in circumcision and forced retraction.

Visit the Choosing a Pediatrician page for assistance in. Male circumcision is mostly done for religious reasons. Medical indications are surgical treatment of phimosis, balanitis and paraphimosis, from the online textbook of. In the Book of Jos (Joshua ) we read that the Israelites were circumcised at Gilgal ("Rolling"), and thus the "reproach of Egypt" was "rolled away." Apparently circumcision in the case of the Hebrews was prohibited during the Egyptian period--circumcision being a distinctive mark Circumcision book the ruling race.

Exodus Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) Moses’ Son Circumcised. 24 On the way to Egypt, Moses stopped at a place to spend the night. The Lord met Moses at that place and tried to kill him. [] 25 But Zipporah took a flint knife [] and circumcised her sonShe took the skin and touched his feet.

Then she said to Moses, “You are a bridegroom of blood to me.” 26 Zipporah said this. (45) And they of the circumcision which believedSt. Luke obviously dwells on this as a testimony, beyond suspicion, to the reality of the gift.

Those who came with Peter were apparently not sharers at the time in the Circumcision book joy which they. At Buenafe Clinic, Dr. Jay performs Pollock Technique™ circumcision, which is known as the quickest and most comfortable option for circumcision for all ages.

Our method combines multiple anaesthetics and pain suppression methods to ensure the most comfortable experience possible. Circumcisions are performed in our clinic, and only take about.

In ActsPaul and Barnabas have a "sharp dispute" with people who have come from Jerusalem to Antioch to urge Gentile converts to submit to circumcision in order to be saved. Why was circumcision such an important issue in Acts 15. Why does Paul think it is important enough to travel to Jerusalem and.

The rigorous Shammaite view, voiced in the Book of Jubilees (l.c.), prevailed in the time of King John Hyrcanus, who forced the Abrahamic rite upon the Idumeans, and in that of King Aristobulus, who made the Itureans undergo circumcision (Josephus, "Ant." xiii.

9, § 1; 11, § 3). According to Esth. viii. 17, LXX., the Persians who, from fear. Most adult circumcision patients find that there is minimal pain post operatively. Expect some mild discomfort after your procedure for a couple days just like with any surgery, after which there may be some discomfort during the first 2 weeks with nocturnal erections but they are generally mild and relieved with acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

circumcision (sûr´kəmsĬzh´ən), operation to remove the foreskin covering the glans of the dates back to prehistoric times and was widespread throughout the Middle East as a religious rite before it was introduced among the Hebrews. The New Testament and Circumcision by Michael Glass. Introduction.

Sometimes people say that circumcision is Biblical and is therefore to be recommended to Christians. It is true that circumcision can be found in both Jewish and Christian scriptures. This book gives a gruesome account of a clash between the Jews and the Greek conquerors of.

The Heart of Circumcision introduces the subject of fleshly circumcision according to God’s law and Spiritual circumcision according to God’s law and the debate that surrounds them both. These are just a few of the topics that are discussed in this revealing book study: 1. What is circumcision.

: CIRCUMCISION: THE HIDDEN TRAUMA is the first intensive exploration of the unrecognized psychological and social aspects of this increasingly controversial American cultural practice.

The book has been endorsed by dozens of professionals in psychology, psychiatry, child development, pediatrics, obstetrics, childbirth education, sociology, and. A review in the Journal of Urology characterizes a recent anti-circumcision book by two leading opponents of circumcision as "a biased presentation of poorly collected data." Dr.

Morris, by contrast, has given us a documented, updated review of circumcision as a preventive health measure, which confirms the advantages, including prevention of penile cancer, foreskin. Her book has a chapter on circumcision called "Altering Baby Boys' Bodies: The Ethics of Infant Male Circumcision" (pp.

Available online from Indigo (Sale price: Can$, about US$16) Here are excerpts and here is more information. Books of Intact Men: Sherwin Carlquist. Circumcision has been practiced in parts of Africa, Oceania, Judaism, and Islam.

The form of circumcision that westerners are most familiar with is complete removal of the foreskin or prepuce, as it is practiced in Judaism. A carving in Italy, circumcision of a child.

(NateBW/ CC BY SA )Author: Caleb Strom. Our circumcision procedures are done quickly in a clinic setting, eliminating the need for hospital visits and general anaesthetic.

Contact us today for more information regarding circumcision or to book your consultation. Adult circumcision is one of our specialties. Question: "What does the Bible say about circumcision. What is the Christian view of circumcision?" Answer: Circumcision is the surgical removal of the prepuce, or foreskin, of a male.

The word circumcise literally means “to cut around.” As a religious rite, circumcision was required of all of Abraham’s descendants as a sign of the covenant God made with him.

Circumcision of males is a very popular procedure. The purpose of this website is to provide a balanced up-to-date evidence-based review of scientific studies on male circumcision that have been published mainly in reputable international medical and scientific journals after a formal, critical refereeing process by experts in the field.

The Book of Genesis records circumcision as part of the Abrahamic covenant with Yahweh (God). Circumcision was common, although not universal, among ancient Semitic people.

[citation needed] Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BCE, lists the Colchians, Ethiopians, Phoenicians, and Syrians as circumcising cultures.

Yes, there are a number of books about circumcision. But each one tries to persuade readers. Because we as authors have each spent decades researching and writing books about complex social, medical and ethical issues, we decided to write a book about this issue, and to make the book evenhanded, unbiased but thoroughly researched.

It may have been a mark of distinction for the elite: the Egyptian Book of the Dead describes the sun god Ra as having circumcised himself. Though secular scholars consider the story to be literary and not historical, circumcision features prominently in the Hebrew : V How to book your circumcision: You must be an adult male aged > 18 years old.

This step is optional. You can book a consult with Dr Than Tun to discuss your circumcision options. If you are a new patient, a consult fee will apply to your first visit as per our billing policy. The consult fee is $75 with a rebate of $ Circumcision: Moses Nave's Topical Index.

Library. Of Circumcision and the Supercession of the Old Law. that He was about to give this circumcision to the people of Israel for "a sign," not for salvation, urges the circumcision of the son of Moses, their future.

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the prepuce (foreskin) covering the glans of the penis. The practice of circumcision has existed for thousands of years as part of cultural and religious teachings.[1] It was highly regarded as a rite of passage to adulthood and a hygienic process.

Over the past decades, cultural changes and new research have led to a closer examination of. Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis.

It’s common in the United States and parts of Africa and the Middle East but less common in Europe and some countries. It Author: Brian Krans. Paul came also to Derbe and Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer; but his father was a Greek.

He was well spoken of by the brethren at Lystra and Iconium. Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him; and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews that were in those places, for they all knew.

INTRODUCTION. This book is the amplification of a paper, the subject of which was, “A Plea for Circumcision; or, the Dangers that Arise from the Prepuce,” which was read at the meeting of the Southern California Medical Society, at Pasadena, in December.

It’s easy to see why Paul’s converts in Galatia thought that circumcision was important. After all, according to the Bible, circumcision is the sign of .Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin.

The foreskin is the retractable fold of skin that covers the end of the penis. It's a continuation of the skin that covers the whole penis. This page focuses on circumcision for medical reasons in men.

Read about circumcision for medical reasons in boys. Why circumcision is carried out.Romans adds that circumcision is a symbol, a sign and seal of righteousness – a righteousness that comes by faith.

Notice that Abraham had trusted God while he was uncircumcised. After he believed, God declared him to be righteous. God had told Abraham that He would make of Abraham a mighty nation.