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Does Religious Fasting Make Any Sense? - Hinduism - About.com
Fasting in Hinduism indicates the denial of the physical needs of the body for the sake of spiritual gains. According to the scriptures, fasting helps create an ...
Fasting - Catholicism - About.com
What does fasting mean? Why and when do Catholics fast? Learn more about the spiritual discipline of fasting in the Catholic Church.
LDS Fasting: What Is Fasting and How Do We Fast? - Latter-day Saints
Fasting in the LDS Church means to abstain from eating and drinking for at least two consecutive meals. During this time you focus on the spiritual by putting ...
What Does Fasting Mean to Christian Teens?
What does it mean to fast? Find an explanation of fasting and what it means when Christian teens fast.
Rules for Fasting and Abstinence in the Catholic Church - Catholicism
Find the rules for fasting and abstinence during Lent and Fridays throughout the year.
Biblical Verses That Mention Fasting - Christian Teens - About.com
Spiritual fasting is not just about giving up food or other items, but it is about feeding the spirit through our obedience to God. Here are some scripture versus that ...
Spiritual Fasting - What Does the Bible Say? - Christianity - About.com
Early Christians weren't required to fast, but there's nothing in the Bible forbidding it. New Testament believers regularly observed prayer and fasting.
Ramadan Fasting Requirements and Rules - About.com Islam
For the Muslim, the fast of Ramadan has specific regulations and rules (fiqh). Islamic scholars have outlined the fasting requirements for the general population, ...
Ritual Fasting - Paganism & Wicca - About.com
Fasting is something that is done in many different religious groups. Muslims abstain from eating during the holy month of Ramadan, Jews often fast in ...
Lent And Fasting - Why Do Christians Fast During Lent? - Christianity
Lent and fasting seem natural for some Christian churches, but others make it a private matter. Discover how different churches approach the lenten fast.
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