Of the Imitation of Christ Book
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Of the Imitation of Christ


  • Author : Thomas (à Kempis)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1871
  • Genre: Christian life
  • Pages : 207
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105046793019

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The Imitation of Christ Book

The Imitation of Christ


  • Author : Thomas À Kempis
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681492544

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The Imitation of Christ Excerpt :

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. Drawing on the Bible, the Fathers of the early Church and medieval mysticism, his four-part treatise shrugs off the allure of the material world, blending beauty and bluntness in a supremely spiritual call-to-arms. This beautiful translation by Ronald Knox and Michael Oakley is considered by many teachers, writers, and readers to be the best English translation ever, and one that greatly enhances the life-changing insights of Thomas À Kempis. Illustrated.

Christian Devotionals Book

Christian Devotionals


  • Author : a Kempis Thomas
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2014-08-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 726
  • ISBN 10 : 1500724769

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Five Christian Devotionals in one book: 'The Imitation of Christ' by Thomas A Kempis, 'Confessions of Saint Augustine,' 'Jesus The Christ' by James E. Talmage, 'The Book of Ruth' from the Douay Rheims Bible and 'How To Become Like Christ' by Marcus Dods. Each classic Christian work has been newly revised, formatted and expertly curated with introductions, detailed footnotes and other annotations that bring these works to life for today's Christians. These FIVE Christian books will help you create a life changing and closer relationship with God. This collection explores topics such as effective prayer, developing better relationships with people, overcoming difficult circumstances, and much more. For a limited time,buy the print edition and get the digital version FREE. Scroll up and grab a copy of this book today! Five Christian Classics for one unbeatable low price! THE IMITATION OF CHRIST by Thomas à Kempis “The more humble and obedient to God a man is, the more wise and at peace he will be in all that he does.” '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, 'Imitation' clearly deserves the accolade of "Spiritual Classic." Although written early in the fifteenth century, the many short meditations that comprise this work remain strikingly fresh and relevant for modern readers. "Religion's second-best seller." -- Walter Elwell, describing 'The Imitation of Christ' as second only to the Bible in sales and popularity among religious readers. THE CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE Translated by E. B. Pusey “You are my Lord, because You have no need of my goodness.” Designed to show the details of the soul's progress, from enjoyment of the beauties outside itself to a study of its own nature and finally to joy in the knowledge of God, 'Confessions' by Saint Augustine, was

The Imitation of Christ  Dover Thrift Editions  Book

The Imitation of Christ Dover Thrift Editions


  • Author : Thomas Kempis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-08-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9798454110116

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The treatise "Of the Imitation of Christ" appears to have been originally written in Latin early in the fifteenth century. Its exact date and its authorship are still a matter of debate. Manuscripts of the Latin version survive in considerable numbers all over Western Europe, and they, with the vast list of translations and of printed editions, testify to its almost unparalleled popularity. One scribe attributes it to St. Bernard of Clairvaux; but the fact that it contains a quotation from St. Francis of Assisi, who was born thirty years after the death of St. Bernard, disposes of this theory. In England there exist many manuscripts of the first three books, called "Musica Ecclesiastica," frequently ascribed to the English mystic Walter Hilton. But Hilton seems to have died in 1395, and there is no evidence of the existence of the work before 1400. Many manuscripts scattered throughout Europe ascribe the book to Jean le Charlier de Gerson, the great Chancellor of the University of Paris, who was a leading figure in the Church in the earlier part of the fifteenth century. The most probable author, however, especially when the internal evidence is considered, is Thomas Haemmerlein, known also as Thomas a Kempis, from his native town of Kempen, near the Rhine, about forty miles north of Cologne. Haemmerlein, who was born in 1379 or 1380, was a member of the order of the Brothers of Common Life, and spent the last seventy years of his life at Mount St. Agnes, a monastery of Augustinian canons in the diocese of Utrecht. Here he died on July 26, 1471, after an uneventful life spent in copying manuscripts, reading, and composing, and in the peaceful routine of monastic piety.

The Imitation of Christ Book
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The Imitation of Christ


  • Author : Thomas A'Kempis
  • Publisher : Hendrickson Publishers
  • Release Date : 2004-05-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 9781565638150

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"This is not everyone's favorite, but its on everyone's list. This is the most widely published and read book on spirituality in our tradition. It is amazing how well its medieval monkishness carries over into the modern world. When Dag Hammarskjold was killed in an airplane crash in Africa, the books found in his briefcase were the Bible and The Imitation." --Eugene Peterson, from his book Take and Read Next to the Bible itself, The Imitation of Christ is the most-published--and most deeply cherished--book in any language. For nearly 600 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. This modern translation is direct and concise, yet retains a deep devotional flavor. Every Christian library needs the classics--the timeless books that have spoken powerfully to generations of believers. Now Hendrickson Christian Classics allows readers to build an essential classics library in affordable modern editions. Each volume is freshly retypeset for reading comfort, while thoughtful new introductions place each in historical and spiritual context. Attractive, classically bound covers look great together on the shelf. Best of all, value pricing makes this series easy to own. Planned to span the spectrum of Christian wisdom through the ages, Hendrickson Christian Classics sets a new standard for quality and value.

Uniformity with God s Will Book

Uniformity with God s Will


  • Author : St. Alphonsus Liguori
  • Publisher : TAN Books
  • Release Date : 2015-06-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 31
  • ISBN 10 : 9781505103045

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The way to perfection is simple—to unite one’s will with God’s, putting into action the prayer “Thy will be done.” In this precious booklet, St. Alphonsus Ligouri explains the importance of conforming one’s will to God’s and how to do so; how to gain peace of mind and serenity by trusting in God, accepting what He wills for our lives and following His commands.

The Following of Jesus Book

The Following of Jesus


  • Author : Boff, Leonardo
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Release Date : 2019-03-27
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781608337736

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The Following of Jesus Excerpt :

Complementing The Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis's devotional classic of the 15th Century, with a message that speaks to our own time, Boff sets out a manual based on the following of Jesus, an approach that takes into consideration the meaning of discipleship in a world of conflict, and acknowledges our emerging understanding of cosmic evolution.

Imitation of Christ for Children  The Book

Imitation of Christ for Children The


  • Author : Elizabeth Ficocelli
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587687426

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Imitation of Christ for Children The Excerpt :

Following Jesus captures the primary teachings of the timeless spiritual classic, The Imitation of Christ, in a manner children can understand, appreciate and apply. Ages 8-12

Bringing the Imitation of Christ Into the 21st Century Book

Bringing the Imitation of Christ Into the 21st Century


  • Author : William Meninger
  • Publisher : Continuum
  • Release Date : 1998-01-09
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000060659897

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Bringing the Imitation of Christ Into the 21st Century Excerpt :

A contemporary adaptation of the controversial "The Imitation of Christ", by Thomas Kempis, this book keeps the essential elements of the classic work, while modifying or opposing those time-bound aspects that have been responsible for its rejection.

Consecration to St  Joseph Book

Consecration to St Joseph


  • Author : Donald H. Calloway, MIC
  • Publisher : Marian Press - Association of Marian Helpers
  • Release Date : 2019-12-23
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781596145221

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Drawing on the wealth of the Church's living tradition, Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, calls on all of us to turn to St. Joseph, entrust ourselves, our Church, and our world to our spiritual father's loving care, and then watch for wonders when the Universal Patron of the Church opens the floodgates of Heaven to pour out graces into our lives today. Definitely a book for our time, Consecration to St. Joseph is dedicated to meeting the challenges of the present moment and restoring order to our Church and our world, all through the potent paternal intercession and care of St. Joseph. This book has everything you need to take your love and devotion to St. Joseph to a whole different level: a thorough program of consecration to St. Joseph; information on the 10 wonders of St. Joseph; and prayers and devotions to St. Joseph. Accessible, motivating, this book will kick off a great movement of consecration to our spiritual father and change the world.

The following of Christ Book

The following of Christ


  • Author : Thomas (a Kempis)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1600
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : BSB:BSB10743562

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The Imitation of Mary Book

The Imitation of Mary


  • Author : Thomas À Kempis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-04-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : 1621385280

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The Imitation of Mary Excerpt :

Readers of The Imitation of Christ have sometimes asked why Thomas à Kempis does not mention the Blessed Virgin in his magnificent work. The present book is an answer to their question, compiled from his many devotional writings about her. In its selections it is unique, preserving the poetic heart of its author better than other edited works.

Augustine on Prayer Book

Augustine on Prayer


  • Author : Thomas A. Hand
  • Publisher : Catholic Book Publishing Corporation
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : 0899421717

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Augustine on Prayer Excerpt :

Prayer is a subject that is of vital interest to Christians of all ages. We are constantly asking questions such as: What is prayer? Why should we pray? For what and for whom should we pray? How should we pray? The author provides answers to these and many other questions from the thought of a master of prayer, Saint Augustine of Hippo: over 500 Augustinian texts about prayer woven into a little summa about how to improve one's prayer life.