The Imitation of Christ

Barbour Publishing
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If you want to think—and live—like Jesus, join the millions of people who’ve read The Imitation of Christ over the past five centuries. This devotional classic by Thomas à Kempis, first published in 1472, has been lightly abridged and edited for ease of modern readers. Addressing the spiritual life, our thoughts, God’s consolation, and the act of Communion, à Kempis’s classic offers clarity and comfort, peace and joy to believers of any age or background. Drawing from nearly a thousand Bible texts, The Imitation of Christ explains both why and how we should be like Jesus.

 

 

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Thomas à 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.

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Barbour Publishing
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Published on
May 1, 2013
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781624160721
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Christian Life / Inspirational
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