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Why are Muslim only men circumcised?
and what is the diffrent for shia and suni muslim ?

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Asked by farhan, 31 Mar '08 09:14 am
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not a big difference.
and not matter he is shia or suni
All are Muslims and equal in relegion.
Answered by universaltruth, 02 Apr '08 04:39 pm

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Circumcision is the removal of some or all of the foreskin (prepuce) from the penis.[1] The word "circumcision" comes from Latin circum (meaning "around") and cdere (meaning "to cut").

The earliest pictures are from cave drawings of Ancient Egyptian tombs, though some pictures may be open to interpretation.[2][3][4] Male circumcision is a religious commandment in Judaism as well as in Islam,[5][6] and customary in some Oriental Orthodox and other Christian churches in Africa.[7]

Circumcision is most common in the Middle East, the USA and parts of Africa and Asia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), global estimates suggest that 30% of males have been circumcised.[8]

Opponents of circumcision condemn infant circumcision as being medically unjustified, an infringement upon individual bodily rights, and a cause of sexual impairment,[9] while advocates of circumcision regard it as a worthwhile public health measure,[10] particularl ...more
Answered by always fresh, 02 Apr '08 08:11 pm

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