Table of contents for Marked in your flesh : circumcision from ancient Judea to modern America / Leonard B. Glick.

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Contents
Preface
Prologue: Questioning Circumcision
Chapter 1: "This is My Covenant": Circumcision in the World of Temple Judaism
Chapter 2: "Great is Circumcision": Christian Condemnation, Jewish Veneration
Chapter 3: "Offering Incense to Heaven": Jewish Circumcision in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Chapter 4: "The Height of Foulness": Circumcision in European Religious and Popular Culture
Chapter 5: "Trembling of the Hands": Radical Changes in a Pivotal Century
Chapter 6: Good Sanitarians: Circumcision Medicalized
Chapter 7: "This Little Operation": Jewish-American Physicians and Twentieth-Century Circumcision Advocacy
Chapter 8: Unanswerable Questions, Questionable Answers: Justifying Ritual Circumcision
Chapter 9: "Deep Feelings of Nervousness": Circumnavigating the Taboo Topic
Epilogue
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Berit milah -- History.