Expert Meeting on Male Circumcision: Ancient Attitudes in Light of Contemporary Questions

This meeting will bring together international experts on male circumcision in its early Jewish, Christian, and Graeco-Roman context.

Painting: Circumcision of Abraham, from the Bible of Jean de Sy, ca. 1355-1357.

Circumcision of Abraham, from the Bible of Jean de Sy, ca. 1355-1357. Source: Wikimedia Commons

They will exchange views on ancient sources and recent scholarship, examining the contested place of circumcision in Antiquity in light of contemporary questions, both in academia and in society more broadly.

Published May 10, 2019 12:44 PM - Last modified Dec. 8, 2020 10:09 AM