We must now consider fasting: under which head there are eight points of inquiry:
A Whether fasting is an act of virtue?
A Of what virtue is it the act?
A Whether it is a matter of precept?
A Whether anyone is excused from fulfilling this precept?
A The time of fasting;
A Whether it is requisite for fasting to eat but once?
A The hour of eating for those who fast;
A The meats from which it is necessary to abstain.