Unasked questions: Is God circumcised?

Genesis 1: 26-27 “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: (…) So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him.”

Circumcision. Making yourself less like God.

Men are created with foreskins. Therefore God has a foreskin. Therefore God is uncircumcised. Therefore God is not a Jew or a Muslim. (Christians haven’t been required to be circumcised since Paul hijacked Jesus’ movement and turned it into something for Gentiles.)

So why do Jews and Muslims (and others) vandalize their likeness to God? It seems irreligious. But maybe it’s just a very small kind of self-sacrifice; God required it of Abraham’s people as a sign of the Covenant – something very personal, and less drastic than killing your own son. In which case, Halleluia!

4 comments on “Unasked questions: Is God circumcised?

  1. Occasionally, the foreskin on an uncircumcised penis may be difficult or impossible to retract phimosis .


  2. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA The title alone made me spit beer!! Holy fuck dude, that’s funny!!


    • Thanks! I mean, you can treat religion one of two ways – get all upset arguing about it, or laugh at the absurdities. I hope I will always (usually…) choose laughter; the universe is built on it.


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