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Old May 30th, 2007, 01:28 AM  
Dolphus Raymond
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Default Re: Guy Needing Help

Originally Posted by mynameisjane View Post
sorry, i thought the majority of christians did it because most of america does, and i'm pretty sure the bible says to.
The Bible says for Jews to do it as a covenant, like a mark of Jewishness with God. Some Jews don't do it anymore since it doesn't make you not a Jew if you aren't, but most do.

Christians don't have to for the same reason they don't have to practice kosher. Basically, it's Old Testament stuff. Outside the U.S. - even in Canada, and even in some parts of the U.S. - most Christians just don't do it anymore. The Catholic Church actually opposes it, I believe.

There's no reason to apologize. It's not like they teach us this stuff in school.


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