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Unfashionable fasting

From Canon Stephen Treasure
Sir, - From last week's Church Times: "Mark Lent in more creative ways than giving up chocolate." "It is worth wondering what Christian fasting is meant to achieve." I have heard two other respected Christian leaders this week speak about fastingfrom foodas though it were a sideline, not mainstream.

I am all in favour of marking Lent in innovative ways, but do we not need to be reminded of Jesus's expectation that his ...

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