Is it an act of discipline, or perhaps a sign of repentance Is it a cure-all? What exactly is fasting? Author Romara Dean Chatham in Fasting: A Biblical Historical Study, examines biblical accounts of fasting, as well as many other sources and testimonies regarding its practice, in order to search out God's true intent for believers today. By examining accounts from the Old Testament time period onward through the modern age, Chatham highlights methods, motives, and theological dimensions of fasting, providing a clear and thorough understanding of this Christian discipline.
To help all believers understand fasting by the criterion of the Scriptures is the goal of this book. The author has examined every biblical account of fasting, as well as many other sources and testimonies on fasting, to search out God's true intent for believers today.
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