5 edition of Imitation of Christ (English Recusant Literature) found in the catalog.
Imitation of Christ (English Recusant Literature)
Thomas Г Kempis
by Scolar Press
Written in English
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The Imitation of Christ is a Devotional that is held in extremely high regard particularly in Catholicism. The book is a collection of recommendations for how to live one's life day-to-day in. The book presents the idea that the study of Christ's life and the emulation of his example is the highest pursuit that man can achieve. Kempis's "The Imitation of Christ" is a spiritual classic and a must read for any ardent follower of Christianity.
After the Bible, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis is the favorite book of Catholics throughout the world and has been the spiritual guide of the saints since it first appeared in Now you will never be without the book that St. Thérèse of Lisieux loved and knew by heart/5. Thomas a' Kempis's Imitation of Christ is an old book that deserves a new reading, and William C. Creasy's A New Reading of the Latin Autograph Manuscript provides both scholarly and.
Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis Read Online Summary. Read this work For five hundred years, this gentle book, filled with the spirit of the love of God, has brought understanding and comfort to millions of readers in over fifty languages, and provided them with a source of heart-felt personal prayer. Doctrinal, Early works. The spiritual classic by à Kempis, the second most widely read spiritual book after the Bible, has had an astonishing impact on the spiritual lives of countless saints, peasants, and popes for centuries. Even today, the soul-searching words of the fifteenth-century cleric Thomas à Kempis continue to resonate, unbounded by time or geography.
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The Imitation of Christ “He that follows Me shall not walk in darkness,” says the Lord. These are the words of Christ, by which we are reminded that we must copy His life and conduct if we wish to be truly enlightened and to be delivered from all blindness of heart.
Reading this book this morning was like drinking deep of Christ's love. Imitation of Christ book a Kempis wrote this devotion in such a way to fan the flame in our soul with beautiful gentle words. It is a book that calls one deeper and farther in to the heart of sums it up: "Deep calls unto deep at the sound of thy waterfalls; All thy breakers /5.
The Imitation of Christ consists of four books with short chapters in each book. The core message of the work is humility, and for Christians to shut out the world and deny himself.
It also discusses the importance of the Sacrament of Eucharist. I was drawn to this Cited by: The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional book.
It was first composed in Latin ca It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member/5(96). the imitation of christ Thomas à Kempis F or five hundred years, this gentle book, filled with the spirit of the love of God, has brought understanding and comfort to millions of readers in over fifty languages, and provided them with a source of heart-felt personal prayer.
The Imitation of Christ. Thomas À Kempis. (12 Reviews) Free Download. I don't know what the other person above me said about this book not focusing on the philosophy of Christ. This book does nothing but focus everything on not just the philosophy of Christ but the life of Christ and how to live it/5(12).
Free download or read online The Imitation of Christ pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Thomas a Kempis. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this classics, non fiction story are,/5. The Imitation of Christ Note: Translation of Imitatio Christi Language: English: LoC Class: BV: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Christianity: Practical theology, Worship: Subject: Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to Subject: Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- Early works to Subject: Meditations -- Early works to Imitation of Christ.
As editor and translator he was not without faults, but thanks to him the Imitation became and has remained, after the Bible, the most widely read book in the world. It is his edition that is here rendered into English, without deletion of chapters orFile Size: KB. Next to the Bible itself, The Imitation of Christ is the most-published--and most deeply cherished--book in any language.
For nearly years, these thoughtful meditations on Jesus' life and teachings offer practical guidance on the central task of the Christian life: learning day by day to live like Jesus/5(9).
The Imitation of Christ. As editor and translator he was not without faults, but thanks to him the. Imitation. became and has remained, after the Bible, the most widely read book in the world.
It is his edition that is The Imitation of Christ Thomas, à KempisFile Size: KB. The Imitation of Christ is a beautiful edition of the original, deeply spiritual book by Thomas à Kempis. In this revised, easy-to-read, prayer book size book, readers will experience the peace and wisdom that have comforted Catholics from around the world.
Imitation of Christ, Latin Imitatio Christi, a Christian devotional book written between and Although its authorship is a matter of controversy, the book is linked to the name of Thomas à er the identity of the author, he was a representative of the devotio moderna (q.v.) and its two offshoots, the Brethren of the Common Life and the Congregation of Windsheim.
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas @ Kempis needs no introduction. For more than five centuries it has been the most popular spiritual book second only to the Sacred Scriptures. It 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. As we study its contents we are convinced that without that Way there /5(3). Bk 2 of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis, a digital book in the International School of Theology's Cyber Library which is a digital library for graduate seminary research, personal, and.
In Christian theology, the Imitation of Christ is the practice of following the example of Jesus. In Eastern Christianity, the term Life in Christ is sometimes used for the same concept.
The ideal of the Imitation of Christ has been an important element of both Christian ethics and spirituality. References to this concept and its practice are found in the earliest Christian documents, e.g.
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin ca It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. Book Review: The Imitation of Christ – By Thomas à Kempis.
T he Imitation of Christ falls into the category of what one might call ‘classic Christian devotional’. It fits into the time period of the transition between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and is one of the best selling devotional texts of all time, and while the pious.
And to help keep the book’s themes top of mind on a daily basis, we’re also delighted to offer a series of numbered, limited edition ( of each print) art prints featuring selected passages from The Imitation of Christ—art suitable for framing. These will be printed in Giclée ink on archival paper.
Description. The Imitation of Christ from Catholic Book Publishing is a beautiful new edition of the original, deeply spiritual book by Thomas à Kempis. In this revised, easy-to-read, prayer book size book, readers will experience the peace and wisdom that has comforted Catholics from around the world.
The Imitation of Christ: Book 1, Part 1 Audio Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and. The Imitation of Christ is a passionate celebration of God's love, mercy and holiness, which has stimulated religious devotion for over five hundred years.
With great personal conviction and deep humanity, Thomas a Kempis () demonstrates the individual's reliance on God and on the words of Christ, and the futility of a life without /5(15K). Like the three previous classics of monastic literature, The Imitation of Christ is a guide to changing our lives and learning to grow closer to Christ in spirit and in deeds.
The book opens with a quote and an exhortation: "'Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness'—.These are Christ's own words by which He exhorts us to imitate His life /5(56).