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Of the Imitation of Christ; Four Books

by Thomas Г  Kempis

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Published by Samuel Bagster and Sons Ltd. in London .
Written in English


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StatementBy Thomas a Kempis; new edition, direct from the original
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25657797M
OCLC/WorldCa236004936

  The Imitation of Christ is not just one book; it is a collection of resources now compiled into one book. The Imitation includes four books that vary in both length (book two has only 12 chapters, and book three has 59) and themes. Book one contains “useful reminders for the spiritual life.”. 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.

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 Reviews:   BOOK I. Chap. page I. Of the Imitation of Christ, and Contempt of the World and of all its Vanities 1 II. Of Humility in respect to one's own Knowledge 3 III. Of the Teaching of the Truth 5 IV. Of Prudence in our Actions 9 V. Of Reading the Scriptures 10 VI. Of Inordinate Affections 11 VII. Of Avoiding vain Hope and Self-esteem 12 :

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 17 cm: Other Titles: Imitatio Christi. Responsibility: by Thomas à. This lovely brown, imitation leather book presents sections on the Rosary and the Stations of the Cross illustrated in full color. The Imitation of Christ will bless all who want to respond to the call to follow Jesus. x inches in size. pages. Flexable Imitation .


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I was rather overwhelmed when I first read this book and stopped taking notes because every word and sentence took me away as if I got hit by lightning. I own over 40 Christian books and this is my top 5.The Imitatio Christi - in English, the Imitation (or Following) of Christ - was first written in Latin by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa ), as four separate books completed between andat Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is .