Symbols: Circumcision, Baptism, & Phylacteries

If you wanted to become an Israelite in the Old Testament times (this was before the notion of a Jewish race), there was a ceremony that was meant to set males apart and designate them as part of the Israelite community: Circumcision. Bathing, physical training, and many other practices we now think of as privateContinue reading “Symbols: Circumcision, Baptism, & Phylacteries”