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Fasting & Affluence: Does Prosperity Weaken Our Fast?

Fasting Amid Affluence  In a culture where the landscape is dotted with shrines to the Golden Arches and an assortment of Pizza Temples, fasting seems out of place, out of step with the times. In fact, fasting has been in … Continue reading

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Fasting Quotes: Islam & Ramadan; Quran; Hadith; Imams (7/7)

Ramadan & Fasting Quotes: Quran; Hadith; Imams; & Shaykhs Quran on Ramadan, Fasting Hadith on Ramadan, Fasting Imams, Shaykhs on Ramadan, Fasting Imam Ja’far Al-Sadiq (83 – 148 AH) (702 – 765 C.E.) Imam al-Ghazali (450 – 503 AH)(c. 1058–1111 C.E.) Shaykh … 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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