Providing a no-nonsense introduction to fasting, this guide presents the physical, spiritual, and sociopolitical dimensions of this ancient practice.Short reflections from practitioners clarify misunderstandingsabout what fasting is and is not.The inclusion of a practical overview of the steps to conducting a fast round out a thorough exploration of a venerated practice."
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