Is God’s Command to Circumcise At Odds with Principles of Bodily Integrity?

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As a staunch believer in bodily integrity, I have always struggled with God’s initial command to circumcise men and boys. This command made me wonder why God would command genital mutilation. Even though this practice was mostly limited to the Old Testament, it still troubled me that God would command this of all things. Though many sources say that…