By Randi Fredricks, AuthorHouse (December 18, 2012)
This book illustrates how science and religion are in harmony and how a personal challenge such as fasting can produce beneficial results. Randi Fredricks, a doctor who researched the transformative effects of fasting, explores the history and the spiritual, psychological, medical, and political importance of fasting. It also covers the types of fasting from different times, cultures, and traditions. Fredricks reveals the importance of fasting throughout the years in affecting the world and individual’s lives. As science advances, the benefits described in religious traditions are reinforced by new discoveries about the complex human body and mind. Fasting provides a period of prayer, meditation, and spiritual regeneration that can have powerful impacts on your life.