Essays Tagged: "Circumcision"

Rites of Passage

und in all corners of the globe. Going on vision quests, by the plains Indians of North America, to circumcision by certain Australian cultures, rites of passage present a vast table of religious comp ...

(6 pages) 170 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Circumcision

"Circumcision"SummaryAs the father watches his new baby boy being born, a question arises in his mind ... if they want to have their little boy circumcised or not? Well this magazine article discusses what circumcision is, the process you must go through and the later effects of having or not having it do ... lines." In today's society, these ideas have changed slightly. The sexophobics are now saying that circumcision is to relieve the parents from touching the child's genitals to clean him this is said ...

(2 pages) 90 2 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Galatians Assessment

tter to the Galatians were, do Gentiles have to become Jewish before they can become Christian? Was circumcision necessary for Gentiles who didn't become Jewish before they turned Christian? And is th ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Judaism

ation through which all the world will be blessed. The early Hebrews practiced animal sacrifice and circumcision. The generic name for God among the Semites wa El. He is referred to variously as El Sh ...

(6 pages) 211 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Changes in lifestyle and cultural practices of a relocated Pondo

g, especially concerning religion and initiations. Originally, they conducted their initiations and circumcision in the nearby mountains. However, later they were convinced that have the circumcisions ... modern history, Macmilllan, London.Dilika, F. & Afolayan, A.J. & Meyer, J.J.M. 1997, 'Male circumcision in South Africa', South African Journal of Botany, vol. 63, no. 3, pp.158-159.Kuckertz, ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Third World Paper

PaperWomen in the Middle EastContent1.Introduction2.Status of girl in Middle East world3.Education4.Circumcision and honor killing5.Marriage6.Veiling7.conclucionWomen in the Middle EastThere are over ... her in middleEast. This led out two conservative tradition customs in the middle- east world: FemaleCircumcision and Honor killing. Women and girls in middle- east countries are affectedno matter in u ...

(9 pages) 90 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A description and psychological review of several essays regarding gender and sexuality in US media

Men's Health Linkshttp://www.imt.net/~randolfi/MensHealth.htmlCircumcision www.cirp.org - Since this was the first website I visited and I happened to see an issu ... child circumcised and advocates waiting to allow to the child to decide whether he/she would prefer circumcision when they are capable of making this decision. Most of this information is never even m ... oys, but horrific for girls. Young boys however go through a mutilation of their sexual organs when circumcision is performed, leaving their sexual senses dulled and sometimes snuffed out much as circ ...

(13 pages) 86 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Red Tent" infuses a woman's blood with power.

ording to their family's tradition. The king agrees. While all the men are still in pain from their circumcision, Jacob's sons raid the town and slaughter them all.Dinah then drops out of the Bible an ... rees to the extraordinary, even grotesque demand that he and all the men of his community submit to circumcision."There is richness about this book that makes any plot summary seem almost superfluous. ...

(8 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Geographical information Southafrica and other facts abotu SA

rtant rituals is the ceremony of manhood. Men between the ages of 18 and 22 are sent away to attend circumcision school, Wela. They are sent away for a three month period, they learn to become stronge ...

(2 pages) 17 0 4.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

How has Judaism adapted its worship and rituals to a time when it has no Temple?

religion contains lots of valuable ritualsOne of the significant and primary rituals in Judaism is circumcision. That ritual "is the sign of the covenant and membership in the people of Israel"(232). ...

(1 pages) 15 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Degree In Medicine

nd the things I saw were very interesting. At one of the hospitals, I had the pleasure of viewing a circumcision, which was very interesting. I had never seen anything like that before. First, they ga ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Culture

ing, and interfering with a culture is another. What happens when a foreign practice such as female circumcision takes place in the U.S? This brings up the question of government interference.It is ne ... that we can never be equally fair in drawing the line. For example, some cultures believe in female circumcision. This practice is outlawed in the U.S. because it is seen as a form of child abuse. How ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Girls And Their Burdens

itiations of boys and girls in particular. However, we can't but feel tremble when heard about such circumcision done on girls as Islamic laws and customs. As a matter of fact, "Circumcision of Girls" ... of cruel belief in Arab culture.Chi Trinh J. Kenny English 101 September 6,2000 In Saadawi's study, circumcision is the practice known well in Europe late 19th century, the Middle East, some countries ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

FGM

Female Circumcision and Child Mortality An understanding of the causes of mortality in the country will hel ... ful but to only be considered pure if important to the women in Somalia, and other aftican cultures.Circumcision Variables There are many different variables that contribute to infant mortality. First ... Somalia, an additional factor may affect both early infant and late child mortality. This factor is circumcision is suspected that female circumcision is a primary cause of infertility, infant, child, ...

(5 pages) 25 1 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Girls Are Better Than Guys

slash; We will never have to stand at a urinal and have other girls stare at us.Ø That whole circumcision thing! Ø It's completely plausible that we will marry Josh Hartnett one day.&Osl ...

(1 pages) 516 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How The Gospels Were Written

at Antioch of receiving Gentiles into the community of Jesus' followers without having them undergo circumcision, in other words, without becoming Jews. A violent argument about this ensued between th ... at Antioch of receiving Gentiles into the community of Jesus' followers without having them undergo circumcision, in other words, without becoming Jews. A violent argument about this ensued between th ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hemophilia

philia and have a family history of it too.The symptoms of this disorder are lengthy bleeding after circumcision, excessive bruising, swollen or painful joints, swollen or tender muscles, excessive bl ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Acetaminophen

It is the main ingredient in pain killers that relieve headaches. It also substitutes anesthesia in circumcision surgery because anesthesia often cannot be used on infants. Dr. Michael Weitzman and 2 ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A look at Jewish Traditions

n’s ceremonies; back to the time of Abraham. The Jewish Tradition has such Rites of Passage as circumcision, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, choosing a name, marriage and death. To talk about all of them would ... ays and many typed pages. In this paper, the intent is to focus in on just a few.For many outsiders circumcision and Bar Mitzvah seem to be very compelling. Each Rite of Passage is done for a certain ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rites of Passage

und in all corners of the globe. Going on vision quests, by the plains Indians of North America, to circumcision by certain Australian cultures, rites of passage present a vast table of religious comp ...

(6 pages) 830 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography