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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.
Rules for Fasting and Abstinence in the Catholic Church - Catholicism
Find the rules for fasting and abstinence during Lent and Fridays throughout the year.
What Are the Rules for Fasting Before Communion? - Catholicism
Question: The rules for fasting before Communion have changed over the centuries. A Catholic who wished to receive Holy Communion used to have to fast ...
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.
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 ...
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 - Islam - About.com
For the Muslim, the fast of Ramadan has specific regulations and rules (fiqh). Islamic scholars have outlined the fasting requirements for the general population, ...
What Are the Benefits of Fasting During Ramadan?
The benefits of fasting, and the lessons to be learned during Ramadan (Islamic month of fasting).
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