ISBN 9780375700187,The Imitation Of Christ

The Imitation Of Christ


Thomas Kempis


Vintage Books

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Vintage Books

Publication Year 1998

ISBN 9780375700187

ISBN-10 0375700188


Number of Pages 242 Pages
Language (English)

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Only the Bible has been more influential as a source of Christian devotional reading than The Imitation of Christ. This meditation on the spiritual life has inspired readers from Thomas More and St. Ignatius Loyola to Thomas Merton and Pope John Paul I. Written by the Augustinian monk Thomas Kempis between 1420 and 1427, it contains clear instructions for renouncing wordly vanities and locating eternal truths. No book has more explicitly and movingly described the Christian ideal: My son, to the degree that you can leave yourself behind, to that degree will you be able to enter into Me. With a new Preface by Sally Cunneen, author of In Search of Mary: The Woman and the

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