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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 3/6 Stephen Trainer wrote: Another book, another book review. This one was sent by the awesome people at Thomas Nelson, and is titled FASTING, by SCOTT MCKNIGHT. This book is one is a group called The Ancient Practices Series created by Phyllis Tickle. I reviewed another book in this series, Tithing by a different author not ... Book Review: Fasting by Scott McKnight

Stephen's Rating:

2 Stars

On 3/6 Winnie wrote: I chose this book because I practice fasting and I wanted another point of view. After reading this book I must say that it was not what I expected it to be. I found this book to be contradictory and with proclivity. The author said Jesus did not fast and then it was said that Jesus did fast, this ... Fasting

Winnie's Rating:

1 Stars

On 3/5 Beyondhope wrote: At any given time, if you ask me what I'm reading, I may respond with several different titles. I have books in my Kindle - books in my iPhone - books on my PC - and books strewn all over our home! But recently, this book by Scot McKnight has captivated my attention.Fasting is a book which takes on ... Book Review: Fasting by Scot McKnight

Beyondhope's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/4 John Harris wrote: Don’t eat. That thought alone would probably terrify most people in America! But what exactly is fasting? In his book “Fasting,” Scot McKnight consistently hammers home one point about fasting: it is a response to a grievous sacred moment. We fast because we are responding to something, such ... Fasting by Scot McKnight doesn't leave you hungry

John's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/28 iamsaffie wrote: Fasting by Scot McKnight left me with many questions. The main question I had was, "Why did I bother"?I appreciate the author's attempt to explain fasting, but I found this book so dry that I honestly cannot remember much of what I read. My own experience with fasting has been far better than the information ... Fasting by Scot McKnight

iamsaffie's Rating:

1 Stars

On 2/28 Mary Clewley wrote: "Fasting is the natural, inevitable response of a person to a grievous sacred moment in life." Scot McKnight Fasting is not a manipulative tool used to attain that which we desire, but rather fasting should be the result of a spiritual connection to God and our desire for His will in our lives. This ... Fasting by Scot McKnight

Mary Clewley's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/28 Rachelle Dawson wrote: McKnight explains biblical fasting as a whole-self response to a "grievous sacred moment," which could be grief over death or loss, sin in ourselves or the world, needs in our lives or the church, poverty, or a longing for Christ's return. He urges readers to accept that our bodies are an important part ... Book Review: Fasting by Scot McKnight

Rachelle's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/28 Michael Lee wrote: Fasting; I haven't done it in a couple years, but I think I may incorporate it into my worship again.  While fasting in the past, I fasted in order to "hear from God".  I fasted for the wrong reasons.  I didn't understand WHY I should fast; only that I SHOULD fast.  But only after ... "FASTING", by Scot McKnight

Michael's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/26 Pam M. wrote: I was interested in fasting and was glad to see this title available. To start with, let me say that this is an excellent book. You do need to know that the beginning may be a little bit repetitive; however, I believe the author intends to do this in order to stress certain points. There is an abundance ... Fasting...

Pam M.'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/25 amy goins wrote: i received this book from in excange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own. I receive no compensatioon from Booksneeze.I requested this book because i have become increasingly aware of more christians practicing fasting as a form of worship or seeking growth in their alk with God. ... Fasting... to do or not to do?

amy's Rating:

4 Stars