Old Testament: Theological Research on Circumcision
Discuss the origin, function and significance of circumcision in the Old Testament. Be sure to include a discussion of (MUST):
- Where and why circumcision was practice in the Ancient Near East (ANE)
- The meaning and significance of circumcision in Genesis 17; especially discuss the description of circumcision as a ‘sign
- The question of why circumcision is extended to all of Abrahams and servants;
- A summary of other texts in the Old Testament where circumcision is mentioned, and its significance in such texts.
will post 3 PDF researched theses.
Use sources from there, and the writer should have enough information from it. (dont quote the 3 writers from these essays)