books about: circumcision
The Third Choice: Islam, Dhimmitude and Freedom
The Third Choice provides a compelling introduction to Islam on the basis of its primary sources, the Qur'an and the life of Muhammad. Topics covered include the sharia; interpretation of the Qur'an; abrogation; women's rights (including female genital mutilation); lawful deception ( taqiyya ); Muhammad's responses to opposition; Islamic antisemitism; religious freedom; and prospects for reforming Islam. After this critical introduction of ...
The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today)
Voted one of 1995 Books of the Year! When Paul first penned his letter to the house churches of Rome, his purpose was to gain prayerful support for his coming mission to the western reaches of the Mediterranean world. Little did he know that for two millennia this tautly tuned exposition of the gospel would echo through church and academy, market and home. Or that it would leap great oceans to reverberate through lands and hearts beyond the ...
Creating Healthy Children
Creating Healthy Children presents many values nature has given us to restore our children's health through solid nutritional principles. In this informative transformational book, Karen Ranzi will guide you on the path to creating happier and healthier children, confident of their disease- free future. She will share the importance of understanding children's biological and emotional needs. Rather than medicate a child's asthma, ear ...
Romans (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)
Thomas R. Schreiner
A fresh analysis of the Book of Romans for scholars, pastors, and students that blends scholarly depth with readability.
The Joy of Uncircumcising!: Exploring Circumcision : History, Myths, Psychology, Restoration, Sexual ...
Hourglass Book Pub
The Joy of Uncircumcising! - Exploring Circumcision : History, Myths, Psychology, Restoration, Sexual Pleasure, and Human Rights is a comprehensive looks at the practice and history of both circumcision and foreskin restoration. The book covers the anatomy of the penis and foreskin, the history of circumcision both religious and secular, the effects of circumcision both physical and psychological, and finally foreskin restoration, including ...
Gentle Baby Care : No-cry, No-fuss, No-worry--Essential Tips for Raising Your Baby
From the bestselling author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution --everything parents need to know during their baby's first year Gentle Baby Care provides immediate answers to the daily questions that arise when caring for a baby. Written by bestselling author and parenting expert Elizabeth Pantley, this valuable guide includes information and practical tips to allow readers to choose the gentle, loving solutions that best suit their parenting ...
Baby Matters: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Caring for Your Baby
Linda Folden Palmer
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Baby Matters is a groundbreaking new book from a mother with both rigorous scientific training and an extensive alternative health background. Dr. Linda Palmer exhaustively lists the scientific evidence behind natural, attachment parenting, breastfeeding, immune support, and food allergies. She brings the truth behind colic, SIDS, ADHD, and cowÕs milk, and shows the harm incurred by ÒmodernÓ pediatric, science-conquering-nature practices.
The Innocent Anthropologist : Notes from a Mud Hut
Waveland Pr Inc
When British anthropologist Nigel Barley set up home among the Dowayo people in northern Cameroon, he knew how fieldwork should be conducted. Unfortunately, nobody had told the Dowayo. His compulsive, witty account of first fieldwork offers a wonderfully inspiring introduction to the real life of a cultural anthropologist doing research in a Third World area. Both touching and hilarious, Barley's unconventional story--in which he survived ...
A Woman's Worth: A Novel (Strivers Row)
Embracing the shattered pieces of the soul and championing the resilient nature of the heart, A Woman’s Worth takes readers on a journey of startling depth. From a speakeasy whorehouse in the bottoms of Alabama to a luxurious high-rise apartment in Kenya, acclaimed author Tracy Price-Thompson crosses boundaries of sexuality, gender, and culture to accentuate the core of black identity: the enormous strength of family. “Ain’t nothing ...
Escaping the Twilight
Green E-Books, 2012
In this coming-of-age story, Amina, a Sudanese girl experiences a traumatic event at age nine. Intensifying her struggle for identity in the silent world of women, she cannot erase the pain and humiliation of that experience. With steely determination, she vows to do whatever is necessary to prevent her daughter from suffering the same demoralizing fate--even if it means going against the wishes of her husband and the rules of her family. Will ...
The Mystery of Romans: The Jewish Context of Paul's Letters
Mark D. Nanos
Paul's letter to the Romans, says Nanos, is an example of Jewish correspondence, addressing believers in Jesus who are steeped in Jewish ways-whether of Jewish or gentile origin. Arguing against those who think Paul was an apostate from Judaism, Nanos maintains Paul's continuity with his Jewish heritage. Several key arguments here are: Those addressed in Paul's letter were still an integral part of the Roman synagogue communities. The "weak" are ...
Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents' Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers
Tanya Remer Altmann MD FAAP
American Academy Of Pediatrics
Inspired by the questions pediatricians are most often asked, this guide provides on-the-spot, concise advice for those who are unsure about how to handle their child’s condition. Offering the insight of a parent of children under the age of three and the experience of a pediatrician, this resource provides information on a diverse range of topics, including How can I be sure that my newborn is getting enough to eat ? Should I worry that ...
The Jewish Book of Why & The Second Jewish Book of Why (2 volumes in slipcase)
Alfred J. Kolatch
Jonathan David Publishers
In this boxed set of the best-selling volumes The Jewish Book of Why and The Second Jewish Book of Why, Rabbi Alfred J Kolatch explores almost 1,000 questions about Judaism, including: Why is a child born to a Jewish father not necessarily Jewish? Why is there objection to surrogate motherhood? Why do some seminaries ordain women? Why are boys circumcised? Why is a glass broken at a wedding ceremony? Why are pork and shrimp not kosher?
Desert Cut (Lena Jones Mysteries (Hardcover))
Poisoned Pen Press
While scouting locations for a film documentary on the Arizona's Apache Wars, private investigator Lena Jones and Oscar-winning director Warren Quinn, discover the mutilated body of a young girl. The gruesome manner of the child's death evokes memories of Lena's own rough childhood. Clashing with the local law, Lena's investigation uncovers a small town with a big secret. Los Perdidos is not the Eden it first appears. Founded by the descendants ...
Paul On Trial The Book Of Acts As A Defense Of Christianity
John W. Mauck
JOHN W. MAUCK provides an exciting new way of understanding the Book of Acts. With great skill and powerful arguments, the author contends that Acts was written primarily to defend Paul for his forthcoming trial in Rome. After reading Mauck's volume, the read we will not only gain a fuller understanding of Acts, but also obtain rock-solid arguments for defending Christianity and understanding its Jewish roots. What's Inside: A fresh study ...
Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival (Women Writing Africa)
The Feminist Press at CUNY
“A moving, unsentimental, and informative account of the painful personal experience that inspired, and continues to fuel, [Fadumo Korn’s] work.”—Francine Prose, People magazine, starred critic’s choice “This impassioned, beautifully written memoir is a testament to the possibility of wedding literary prose to sophisticated political arguments. . . . A brutally honest, politically sensitive, and bold addition to literature on ...
Skin Flutes & Velvet Gloves: A Collection of Facts and Fancies, Legends and Oddities About the Body's Private ...
St. Martin's Griffin
Featured on the Howard Stern Show Do You Know: - what a woman’s facial features reveal about the vagina? - why pubic hair was left off classic Greek Statues? - who “discovered” the clitoris? - how many girls are born with a penis each year? - where exactly is the most sensitive spot on the penis? (the answer might surprise you) - what famous silent screen star was said to possess the “Eighth Wonder of the World”? - what foods ...
To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico
Stanley M. Hordes
Columbia University Press
In 1981, while working as New Mexico State Historian, Stanley M. Hordes began to hear stories of Hispanos who lit candles on Friday night and abstained from eating pork. Puzzling over the matter, Hordes realized that these practices might very well have been passed down through the centuries from early crypto-Jewish settlers in New Spain. After extensive research and hundreds of interviews, Hordes concluded that there was, in New Mexico and the ...
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Circumcision
Paul M. Fleiss
Warner Books Inc
"Packed with sensible information, practical solutions that work, and landmark information on male health and child care...an indispensible guide for parents" - Dr Dean Edel Each year, almost two million boys are routinely circumcised after birth -- even though there is rarely a sound medical reason to do so! The foreskin is more than just a piece of skin: It's a very important, specialized, and unique part of the male body. Now a leading ...
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