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My Imitation of Christ

My Imitation of Christ

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Published by Confraternity of the Precious Blood in Brooklyn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesImitation of Christ.
Statement[by] Thomas à Kempis. Rev. translation.
ContributionsConfraternity of the Precious Blood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4821 .A1 1954a
The Physical Object
Pagination474 p.
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6167500M
LC Control Number54043123
OCLC/WorldCa2600300

My Imitation of Christ. Thomas à Kempis. The book that has made more saints than any other, after the Bible. Countless saints from Thérèse of Lisieux to Ignatius of Loyola have kept this book on their nightstands, used it to direct their minds during adoration, and carried it in their pockets as a soldier carries his weapon into battle. The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis has been the most popular book, second only to Sacred Scripture, for the last five presents the fundamental principles of the spiritual life. The Christian soul is invited to follow Christ Who is the Way, the Truth and the Life.5/5(2).

The Imitation of Christ is the most universal of books; it is written for all and satisfies all. For the mystics, it is mystical, and for the ascetics it is ascetical. The learned call it a classic, and the simple call it "the grandest book I've ever read." The Imitation satisfies every longing as water satisfies every thirst. A LibriVox recording of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, translated by Rev. William Benham. Read by David Barnes. The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity. The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus' teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints.

  One of the most influential and well-loved books of Christianity, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis appears here in Penguin Classics in a new translation by Robert Jeffery, with an introduction by Max Von Habsburg, notes, a chronology and further reading. The Imitation of Christ is a passionate celebration of God's love, mercy and holiness, which has . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .


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