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Imitatio Christi

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ISBN-10: 0486431851

ISBN-13: 9780486431857

Edition: 2003

Authors: Thomas � Kempis, Aloysius Croft, Harold Bolton

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This classic of Christian devotional literature has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. Both Protestants and Catholics-as well as mystics and historians of religious thought-have studied these meditations on the life and teachings of Jesus, finding in them a path to prayer and spiritual guidance. Written in a candid and conversational style, The Imitation of Christ discusses liberation from worldly inclinations, recollection as a preparation for prayer, the consolations of prayer, and the place of eucharistic communion in a devout life. With its simple, readable text, this translation will appeal to new readers as well as to those already familiar with this religious classic.
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Book details

List price: $5.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Thomas � Kempis was born at Kempen, Germany in 1380. He attended Deventer in the Netherlands where he eventually joined the Canons and was later ordained as a priest. His most well-known work is the Imitation of Christ. It has been acclaimed as one of the greatest spiritual writings of all time. For some time there was some dispute as to the title's authorship. He died July 25, 1471.