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The complete Imitation of Christ

Thomas Г  Kempis

The complete Imitation of Christ

by Thomas Г  Kempis

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Published by Paraclete Press in Brewster, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditations,
  • Doctrines,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementThomas Kempis ; translation and commentary by Father John-Julian
    SeriesParaclete giants
    ContributionsJohn-Julian, Father, O.J.N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4821 .J64 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25162600M
    ISBN 109781557258106
    LC Control Number2011050574

    Next to the Bible itself, The Imitation of Christ is the most-published--and most deeply cherished--book in any language. For nearly years, these thoughtful meditations on Jesus' life and teachings offer practical guidance on the central task of the Christian life: learning day by day to live like Jesus/5(9). of spiritual perfection and to copying books for the schools. From both pursuits evolved. The Imitation of Christ. As editor and translator he was not without faults, but thanks to him the. Imitation. became and has remained, after the Bible, the most widely read book in the world. It is his edition that isFile Size: KB.

    In burgundy bonded leather with a zipper close, here is an easy-to-read revised edition of this Thomas à Kempis classic by Clare Fitzpatrick. The one religious book that is second only to the Bible in popularity. This treasured book has brought peace to readers for many ages by showing how to follow the life of Christ to which all are called. It has large type and is superbly illustrated. /5(82). Bk 1, Chs. of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis, a digital book in the International School of Theology's Cyber Library which is a digital library for graduate seminary research, personal, and ministry research.

    The Imitation of Christ Note: Translation of Imitatio Christi Language: English: LoC Class: BV: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Christianity: Practical theology, Worship: Subject: Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to Subject: Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- Early works to Subject: Meditations -- Early works to Thomas a Kempis (ca. ) was a German monk and a practical mystic. His classic The Imitation of Christ has long been a favorite of Christians of all denominational backgrounds. It is said that Thomas's book has been the most read of any book other than the Bible. Father John-Julian, OJN, is an Episcopal priest and monk/5(4).


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