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Why is circumcision required in Islam?

I have read in many places that circumcision hasn't proven to be any helpful to our health and no advantages of it have been found. Why are we required to get circumcised when we are born? Are there ...
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Which type(s) of circumcision is/are valid by the Islamic rules?

There are four main categories of male circumcision. i.e.: Low and Loose Low and Tight High and Loose High and Tight Which one(s) of these are valid as-per the Islamic rules? Meaning which one of ...
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Is circumcision mandatory for Non Muslim; if he want to accept muslim faith?

Is circumcision necessary for Non Muslim; if he want to accept Islam but uncomfortable with circumcision?
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Why are muslims circumcised when Allah created him in that way?

Allah knows the best. He created human beings as the best creation. Question: If He wanted human to be circumcised then why didn't He make the human circumcised automatically in birth? Aren't we ...
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Hanafi school considers male circumcision optional. Wahabbism has a different stand on circumcision. Can wahabbi be a hanafi?

Hanafi school of jurisprudence considers circumcision optional, on the grounds that it is not mentioned in Quran. Whereas other schools of sunni jurisprudence, regard circumcision obligatory. My ...
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Is circumcision compulsory for those who want to convert to Islam? What's the Shia perspective?

According to Shia Islam, is it compulsory for a male person to get circumcised before converting to Islam? Or is circumcision included in the process of conversion to Shia Islam?
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Is Female Circumcision allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

I know this is a very clear question. But what do you think in the light of Islam?
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Surah 4:119 — Isn't Female Genital Mutilation considered “Changing the Creation of Allah”?

In reference to surah 4, An-nisa, ayat 119 and more specifically the fragment concerning changes introduced to "the creation of Allah". If sex-change operations are forbidden, how it is possible that ...
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Is female genital mutilation a mandatory act in Islam, or is it a cultural matter? [duplicate]

I have been reading the Wikipedia page about female genital mutilation and found that its still practiced at high rates in some Muslim-majority countries: The highest concentrations among the 15–49 ...