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Fasting The Ancient Practices

By Scot McKnight, Phyllis Tickle
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.88 Stars

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On 4/5 Jason Chenoweth wrote: Fasting by Scott McKnightIn Fasting, Scot walks the reader through a newer, more comprehensive understanding of what it means to fast as a Christian.  When most of the Western world ignores fasting, he contends it's often because we don't understand what the Bible is calling for in a fast.  ... Book Review of "Fasting" by Scot McKnight

Jason's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/4 Trevor Hamaker wrote: In seminary I worked for a professor who has published many popular-level books on fasting. By his own accounting, the books he wrote on fasting sold more than any of his other books combined. The approach this man presented, however, was similar to what McKnight brands "the Traditional Christian ... To Eat or Not To Eat (Overview of Fasting by Scot McKnight)

Trevor's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/4 Joshua Rhone wrote: For those who have fasted or for those who are contemplating fasting this book is a must! In it Scot McKnight tackles the topic of "fasting" - one of the spiritual disciplines that has made a come-back in recent years. McKnight has some incredible things to say about this spiritual discipline from a ... Fasting

Joshua's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/2 Craig T. Owens wrote: It’s one of the age-old practices for nearly every religion, but there is still so much mystery surrounding fasting. But Scot McKnight’s book simply entitled Fasting is a simple, straightforward explanation of how to apply this ancient discipline... Fasting (book review)

Craig T. Owens' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/27 Aaron Sellars wrote: Fasting by Scot McKnight and Phyllis Tickle was a pleasure to read. In coming to the book, I was not really sure what I was in for. I had read only one other book in the eight book classic series, The Ancient Practices, prior to this one and I did not give it so favorable of a review because of its ... Fasting

Aaron's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/25 garnetrose54 wrote: Fasting is a topic that has interested me for years but that I had never really understood. Through the works of Mr McKnight, I was able to look at the historical trail for the need to fast as well as the spiritual need to fast. I found the historical remarks to be fascinating but I was much more drawn ... Fasting

garnetrose54's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/25 brian Johnson wrote: “Fasting” by Scot Mcknight, published by Thomas Nelson By the number of books published in the last few years, fasting has become a popular subject. Mcknight in this book believes that people fast for the wrong reasons. He believes that fasting is a ‘natural, inevitable response of a person to ... fasting

brian's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/24 The Christian Watchman wrote: Fasting never changes nor moves God. While this is hard to swallow yet it is scripturally true! On the contrary it is meant to change and effect fellowship in the "Fast-er" or humble the one longing for a Divine Encounter in absolute surrender. Regardless of other relative school of thought, Doeg the ... Scot McKnight's- Fasting

The Christian Watchman's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/17 Jerry Hillyer wrote: Jesus once said: “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not be ... Book Review: Fasting, by Scott McKnight

Jerry's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/16 David Lott wrote: This book review is on "Fasting," written by Scot McKnight and published by Thomas Nelson Publishers. I downloaded the free ebook from Book Sneeze for my new Kindle and am reviewing the book for them. The book is well written, although the author appears to have approached the theme of fasting from a ... Good perspective on a misunderstood discipline

David Lott's Rating:

3 Stars