Specific doctrinal beliefs vary between individual Christians. The views expressed in our blog and social media posts represent the beliefs of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of Little Images as an organization. I was reading an article this morning about FGM in Kurdistan and its effect on women and I wasRead More
Should Christian Parents Circumcise Their Infant Sons?
NOTE: This article first appeared on the Domestic Geek Girl blog in 2014. Its author, Gingi Freeman, has allowed us to publish it here as well, because we think it’s an important resource for our readers to have. We have updated and amended some of the links in this version. The Biblical Act of Circumcision First off, beforeRead More
How Are We Made in The Image of God?
Made in God’s Image Have you ever heard the phrase “made in God’s image”? Readers of the Bible are introduced to this phrase early in the book; it appears first in Genesis 1:26 when God says: “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in theRead More
FGM and MGM: Are they similar?
Any time the issue of FGM (female genital mutilation) hits the news in the United States, people typically respond with revulsion. Follow the discussion about this issue far enough and you’re also likely to come across the idea that FGM is wrong, and *male* children should not have their genitals cut either (“male circumcision”, referredRead More
One Christian’s Response to the Michigan FGM Ruling
Doctor in Michigan on Trial for Performing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) In April 2017, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was arrested and charged with with cutting the genitals of several girls at a clinic in Livonia, Michigan. Others were also charged with assisting her. The girls’ parents sought out this procedure for religious and cultural reasons. SomeRead More
He Saved Many Women’s Lives. Why Did Doctors Hate Him?
“Every day he heard the heart-rending pleas of women assigned to his care begging to be discharged because they believed these doctors to be the harbingers of death. Fortunately, Dr. Semmelweis was smart enough to listen to his patients.” – PBS Newshour “Wash your hands.” Common sense, right? Ever since doctors such as Pasteur, Lister,Read More