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Who Was The Author Of The Imitation Of Christ? by Francis Richard Cruise

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11925315M
ISBN 101430454695
ISBN 109781430454694
OCLC/WorldCa154802923

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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). Free download or read online The Imitation of Christ pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and 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 from Catholic Book Publishing is a beautiful new edition of the original, deeply spiritual book by Thomas a 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.5/5(17).

Thomas is known almost entirely for composing or compiling a manual of spiritual advice known as The Imitation of Christ, The Imitation of Christ, Confessions, Jesus The Christ, The Book of Ruth and How To Become Like Christ (Five Unabridged Classics with Annotations, Images and Audio Links) by. (Goodreads Author)/5. “The Imitation” became, and has remained, after the Bible, the most widely read and translated book in the world, and certainly the most influential of Christian devotional writings. 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 is one of the best known Christian books on devotion. Through its realistic delineation of the complexities of human existence, and in its soul-building optimism about the benefits of aspiring to a Christ-shaped life, The Imitation of Christ clearly deserves the accolade of "Spiritual Classic." Although written early in the fifteenth century, the many short meditations /5(K). Description. The Imitation of Christ is a beautiful edition of the original, deeply spiritual book by Thomas à this revised, easy-to-read, prayer book size book, readers will experience the peace and wisdom that have comforted Catholics from around the world.

  It is not only the most second most important it's the second best book you can read about how to act with you fellow man and woman. I recomend this book to Christians and Catholics that have trouble reading the Bible. After reading The Imitation of Christ you will want to read the Bible. I pray that this review will get many people to try the /5(12).   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 book after reading St Therese of Lisieux's 'Story of a Soul'/5(K). THE IMITATION OF CHRIST Thomas à Kempis. 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. These meditations on the life and teachings of Jesus, written in times.   The Imitation of Christ has enjoyed an unparalleled place in the world of books for more than five hundred years. different editions have been published over the centuries, and it has been translated into almost every language in the world.. Why is this little book so valued? The Imitation of Christ transcends its era and author, having become a testament that speaks to the perennial /5(56).