9781462747689

The Imitation of Christ

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    9781462747689

  • ISBN10:

    146274768X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/1/2017
  • Publisher: B&H Books
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Summary

This classic of Christian devotional literature, with readings focused on the life of Christ, has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. 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.

The Read & Reflect with the Classics edition of The Imitation of Christ includes the classic text in an easy to read adaption coupled with personal reflection questions, additional study questions, and prayer prompts for today's Christian reader.

Author Biography

Thomas a Kempis was born at Kempen, Germany, circa 1380. Seven years after joining the monastery of Mount St. Agnes in 1406, he received Holy Orders, and thereafter busied himself with prolific writing and copying work. His books include the well-known Imitation of Christ, Life of Geert Groote, and Life of Liduina of Schiedam, the latter of which he epitomized. He also possessed an earnest love for the poor and Holy Scripture. Thomas a Kempis died on the twenty-fifth of July, 1471.

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