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The Resource Marked in your flesh : circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America, Leonard B. Glick

Marked in your flesh : circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America, Leonard B. Glick

Label
Marked in your flesh : circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America
Title
Marked in your flesh
Title remainder
circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America
Statement of responsibility
Leonard B. Glick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a history of Jewish and Christian beliefs about circumcision from its ancient origins to the controversy about the ethics of performing such surgery on helpless infants
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Glick, Leonard B
Dewey number
296.4/422
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Oxford University Press
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  • Circumcision
  • Circumcision
  • Judaism
  • Judaism
  • Jewish physicians
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
Target audience
adult
Label
Marked in your flesh : circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America, Leonard B. Glick
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-360) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
"This is my covenant" : circumcision in the world of Temple Judaism -- "Great is circumcision" : Christian condemnation, Jewish veneration -- "Offering incense to heaven" : Jewish circumcision in medieval and early modern Europe -- "The height of foulness" : circumcision in European religious and popular culture -- "Trembling of the hands" : radical changes in a pivotal century -- Good sanitarians : circumcision medicalized -- "This little operation" : Jewish-American physicians and twentieth-century circumcision advocacy -- Unanswerable questions, questionable answers : justifying ritual circumcision -- "Deep feelings of nervousness" : circumnavigating the taboo topic
Control code
ocm63294902
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435618596
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unknown
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)63294902
Label
Marked in your flesh : circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America, Leonard B. Glick
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-360) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
"This is my covenant" : circumcision in the world of Temple Judaism -- "Great is circumcision" : Christian condemnation, Jewish veneration -- "Offering incense to heaven" : Jewish circumcision in medieval and early modern Europe -- "The height of foulness" : circumcision in European religious and popular culture -- "Trembling of the hands" : radical changes in a pivotal century -- Good sanitarians : circumcision medicalized -- "This little operation" : Jewish-American physicians and twentieth-century circumcision advocacy -- Unanswerable questions, questionable answers : justifying ritual circumcision -- "Deep feelings of nervousness" : circumnavigating the taboo topic
Control code
ocm63294902
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435618596
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)63294902

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