Category Archives: Quotes

Fasting Quotes: Protestant Theologians & Ministers (6/7)

Fasting Quotes: Protestant Theologians & Ministers Martin Luther (1483 – 1546) Ulrich Zwingli (1484 – 1531) William Tyndale (c. 1494–1536) John Calvin (1509 – 1564) John Knox (c. 1514 – 1572) John Bunyan (1628 – 1688)  John Wesley (1703 – 1791) Jonathan Edwards (1703 … Continue reading

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Fasting Quotes: Other Jewish Sources (3/7)

Fasting Quotes: Other Jewish Sources Fasting in post-biblical Judaism offered holiness and obedience in the absence of sacrificial ritual services and prayers associated with the Temple. It also helped to preserve the separate and distinct character of the Jewish people … Continue reading

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Fasting Quotes: Old Testament (2/7)

  Fasting Quotes: Old Testament The spirit of food prohibition and restrictions in the Old Testament flows from a stream that springs in the Garden of Eden, then flows though the fasting of Moses on Mt. Sinai, into the command for affliction … Continue reading

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