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He played a leading role in uniting the Zulus across the political divides, and later spearheaded the revival of cultural practices such as the Reed Dance and male circumcision.
By submitting to the rite, every one that received circumcision became a debtor to do the whole law.
Yet we are not told that Isaac was circumcised; nor is circumcision again spoken of until the time of Moses.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Abraham "received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised."
The Jewish religion prescribed circumcision, the observance of the Sabbath, the giving of alms, the feast of the Passover.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
If retention follows circumcision, due to swelling of the parts, the surgeon should be notified.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
These gentlemen had been invited to a circumcision at the house of a prominent man in this very suburb.
Circumcision is not injurious to the person who does not ascribe any particular importance to it.
Paul's statement in this verse may be taken to mean that those who submit to circumcision are thereby submitting to the whole Law.
The same reasons that obligate a person to accept circumcision also obligate a person to accept the whole Law.

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