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  • Thomas Kempis

    De Imitatione Christi (De navolging van Christus) is een middeleeuws boek dat handelt over hoe je een goed christen wordt. Het werd in de vijftiende eeuw geschreven door de Nederlandse augustijn Thomas a Kempis. Dit werk was na de Bijbel het meest verspreide boek van de late Middeleeuwen en wordt ook nu nog door veel christenen gelezen. (bron: Wikipedia,...read more

  • Thomas A. Kempis

    Thomas À Kempis' collection of meditative writings from the Brethren of the Common Life is the most widely read book in the world after the Bible. The reflective devotions have been a heartening friend to great men such as Thomas More, St. Ignatius Loyola, Thomas Merton, Pope John Paul I, and John Wesley. Learning to live like Jesus is the central task that À Kempis explores in this classic devotional. "The religious who concerns himself intently and devoutly with our Lord's most holy life and passion will find there an abundance of all things useful and necessary for him. He need not seek for anything better than Jesus." This book provides comfort and counsel to every person who seeks to...read more

  • Thomas à Kempis

    The Imitation of Christ (Latin: De Imitatione Christi) by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin ca. 1418–1427. It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the DevotioModerna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and religious classic. Its popularity was immediate, and it was printed 745 times before 1650. Apart from the Bible, no book has been translated into more languages than the Imitation of Christ at the...read more

  • Thomas A Kempis

    Complete and unabridged 15th century text by Thomas à Kempis and translated by William Benham in 1886. This book is a classic for comfort and understanding of living the spiritual life of Christ in a physical world. Find the path to following Christ in this treasured and timeless devotional book. Encouraging the renunciation of worldly vanities and vices, Thomas á Kempis shows us how to lead a disciplined and simple spiritual life modeled on the teachings of...read more

  • Thomas A? Kempis

    First published in 1471, the year of the author's death, The Imitation of Christ is a highly influential Christian text. A celebration of God's mercy, holiness and love, The Imitation is a devotional guide in which Christians are urged to trust fully in God and submit to the circumstances of the life which we are given by God. Although Thomas a? Kempis spent 70 years of his life in the confines of a monastery, this work shows a complete comprehension of human nature. St Thomas More commended the work as one of the three books that everyone ought to own, while John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, called it the best summary of Christian life that he had ever...read more

  • Thomas à Kempis

    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 1418. And of the English editions, none can equal this inspiring translation of Bishop Richard Challoner.  This book speaks to the soul of every true Christian, reminding him of the fleeting nature of earthly joy as opposed to the eternity of happiness with God. Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange asserted that the true mysticism of which it speaks is accessible to all, if they are willing to follow the way of humility, the cross, continual prayer, and docility to the Holy Ghost. Now you will...read more

  • Thomas à Kempis

    The Imitation of Mary from Catholic Book Publishing is an excellent companion volume to the beloved and highly esteemed book Imitation of Christ. In this book, culled from the deeply spiritual works of Thomas à Kempis, the reader is treated to beautiful writings about Our Lady set forth in the style of the Imitation of Christ. He offers the reader a splendid way to grow in following Jesus through imitating His Blessed Mother. This book is a profoundly spiritual road map for readers who wish to travel with Mary and...read more

  • Thomas à Kempis

    First published anonymously in 1418, Thomas a Kempis's The Imitation of Christ is a classic Christian devotional work that has been read through the ages by such notable figures as Sir Thomas More, John Wesley, and Pope John Paul I. A meditation on spiritual life, it offers instructions for renouncing worldly vanity and discovering eternal truths with the goal of living out the teachings of Jesus by taking inspiration from his life. More widely read and more influential than any spiritual work except the Bible, The Imitation of Christ has offered guidance and solace to people of all faiths since its publication and retains its power today. This edition is the translation by the Reverend...read more

  • Thomas à Kempis

    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 shows how to better live the life of a Christian by closely following Christ's example. This lovely maroon cloth-covered book also 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...read more

  • Thomas à Kempis

    This widely read classic is one of the most influential Christian works and has served as a spiritual guide to many since it’s first publication in 1418.  It describes the internal path to Christ-likeness and emphasizes the importance of personal dedication and commitment to God’s will and example.  This devotional handbook also stresses prayer and communion as necessary aspects of growing closer to and more like Christ.  In meditating on the importance of these spiritual practices and a life that mirrors Christ, the difference between the shallow and temporary thrills of Earth and the eternal fulfillment and joy found in the kingdom of God is made undeniably clear. This...read more