What’s been mulling around in my head lately? Circumcision. Why did God put foreskins on if they were meant to come off? What about women? Are women excluded from something because they aren’t included in the cutting of parts? How does this effect Christians? I have some answers, but I’m not really satisfied with them. Do you have anything to add?

(Posting a video was a huge accomplishment for me. I’ve been wanting to start posting short videos for a while, but am fighting vanity and fear of getting information wrong. That’s why I love writing. I can edit, and edit to my heart’s content. I probably sound and look ridiculous, but oh well. I need more humility.)

Sources:

Rochel Holzkenner: Why Women Don’t Need Circumcision

Pini Dunner: Why Circumcision Is an Essential Part of Jewish identity

Note after the fact: Found a book written on this topic. Ordered it. Will let you know how my thoughts progress!

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2 thoughts on “VIDEO Theology Bits: Circumcision

  1. When you said the ritual/sanctity aspect is lost on us Americans, it reminded me of this video I watched yesterday (https://youtu.be/leVkYyhhMxI). It makes me wonder if it’s okay we’re losing sight of aspects of our historical morality, or if it’s incorrect to even think of it as morality.

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