What are the similarities between the Jewish and traditional African practices of circumcision?

      

Give the similarities between the Jewish and traditional African practices of circumcision.

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Maurice
(i) In both it involves male children.

(ii) The initiatives are given rewards.

(iii) It is a sign of acceptance into the community.

(iv) It identifies one with the community.

(v) It binds the individual to their God and ancestors.

(vi) It is compulsory.

(vii) It is carried out by special people of religious significance.

(viii) The initiates acquire new names.
maurice.mutuku answered the question on August 24, 2017 at 06:42


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