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Of the imitation of Christ

Of the imitation of Christ

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Published by F.H. Revell Co. in [Westwood, N.J.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas à Kempis.
SeriesA Revell inspirational classic
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4821 .K42
The Physical Object
Pagination63p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5885000M
LC Control Number63017118
OCLC/WorldCa1428969

This classic and treasured edition, aptly entitled My Imitation of Christ, is crafted specifically for the busy person in the modern world. If you wish to be in the world, but not of the world, there is no better edition of this timeless classic than My Imitation of Christ/5. The Imitation of Christ is a classic work by Thomas à Kempis. In devotional form, it leads the reader toward a more thorough understanding of the Christian life. Exploring subjects like reading Scripture, thinking humbly, and having peace of mind, it is a very readable classic Christian book.

  The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis is the most widely read Christian devotional book next to the Bible. It was written in Latin five hundred years ago and now brings comfort to millions of readers in over fifty languages. The Imitation is based on meditations on the life and teachings of Jesus, and emphasises the interior life and the centrality of the Eucharist Brand: Repro Knowledgcast Ltd.   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 à Kempis () demonstrates the individual's reliance on God and on the words of Christ, and the futility of a life without.

Wikipedia Book - The Imitation of Christ. Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The Imitation of Christ. Thomas à KEMPIS ( - ), translated by Rev. William BENHAM ( - ) The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity. The life of Christ is presented.   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).


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Widely praised across centuries and continents, a preface to an edition of the book reads, “The Imitation of Christ has received the unqualified. 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.

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The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis. Translated by Rev. William Benham. Table of Contents INTRODUCTORY NOTE THE FIRST BOOK - ADMONITIONS PROFITABLE FOR THE SPIRITUAL LIFE Chapter I - Of the imitation of Christ, and of contempt of the world and all its vanities Chapter II - Of thinking humbly of oneself Chapter III - Of the knowledge of.

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