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  • Circumcision, The —    A Feast of the Church observed on January 1st, in commemoration of our Lord s obedience to the Law of Circumcision and His receiving the Name Jesus (which see, also HOLY NAME). Originally this date was observed as the Octave of Christmas. Its… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • CIRCUMCISION — (Heb. בְּרִית מִילָה, berit milah; covenant of circumcision ), the operation of removing part or all of the foreskin which covers the glans of the penis. Circumcision dates back to prehistoric times and together with the trepanning of the skull… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Circumcision advocacy — refers to those who advocate circumcision and their activities in support of this cause. The WHO and UNAIDS advocate male circumcision as a means of reducing the rate of HIV infection. [cite web |url=http://sciencenow.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/lo… …   Wikipedia

  • Circumcision — • The Hebrew word, like the Greek (peritome), and the Latin (circumcisio), signifies a cutting and, specifically, the removal of the prepuce, or foreskin, from the penis Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Circumcision     Circu …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Faithful —     The Faithful     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Faithful     (Lat. fideles, from fides, faith.)     Those who have bound themselves to a religious association, whose doctrine they accept, and into whose rites they have been initiated. Among… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Circumcision — This article is about male circumcision. For female circumcision, see Female genital mutilation. Circumcision Intervention Circumcision being performed in central Asia, possibly Turkmenistan c. 1865–1872. Restored albumen …   Wikipedia

  • Circumcision and law — This article is about laws concerning male circumcision. For the legal status of female genital mutilation, see female genital mutilation. There exist laws restricting or regulating circumcision, some dating back to ancient times. In a number of… …   Wikipedia

  • Circumcision controversies — This article is about male circumcision. For female circumcision, see Female genital mutilation. For the female circumcision controversy in Kenya, 1929–1931, see Female circumcision controversy. Male circumcision has often been, and remains, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Circumcision controversy in early Christianity — Part of a series on The Bible …   Wikipedia

  • Circumcision in cultures and religions — Male circumcision, when practiced as a rite, has its foundations in the Bible, in the Abrahamic covenant, such as ), thus it is commonly observed by the Abrahamic religions.The penalty of non observance was karet , excision from the people ().… …   Wikipedia

  • The spread of Islam in Indonesia (1200 to 1600) — Islam is thought to have first been adopted by peoples of the Indonesian archipelago sometime during the eleventh century, although Muslims had visited the archipelago early in the Muslim era. By the end of the 16th century, Islam, through… …   Wikipedia

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