Article Celebrates Circumcision

frank h writes "This link describes an Islamic celebrity who claims to have performed over 106,000 circumcisions. The story can be read here." There are a lot of references about how circumcision is the "rite of passage" that makes boys into men, but I know quite a few circumcised older males who are certainly not men. The tension between the religious tradition and individual rights continues on...Source: L.A. Times

Title: Spreading Islam With His Scalpel

Author: Amberin Zaman

Date: May 21, 2001

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