Item description for The Heart And Soul of Imitating Christ: A Fresh Look at the Thomas a Kempis Classic by Mitch Finley...
Overview The writings of Thomas a Kempis have been widely read by people the world over. His wisdom will always speak to each new generation. Here is a new version of The Imitation of Christ in a contemporary style that will make the sense for today's Christians. The author's purpose was to write what Thomas a Kempis might have written if he were writing in the 21st century. Thus, this is not a new translation but a new interpretation, making this classic work relevant for modern Christians in ordinary, easily understandable language. Anyone seeking a deeper relationship with the Divine, and those who have previously set aside The Imitation of Christ because they could not grasp its meaning will be sure to appreciate Finley's straight-forward approach and uncomplicated style. His treatment of the text using contemporary theological perspectives will provide a familiar ground on which to meet this spiritual master and seriously consider adopting his wisdom as one's own.
Publishers Description A new interpretation of the Imitation of Christ written as if Thomas a Kempis were writing in the 21st century. Today's Christians will appreciate Finley's uncomplicated approach.
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Studio: Liguori Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.26" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2005
Publisher Liguori Publications
ISBN 0764813420 ISBN13 9780764813429
Availability 0 units.
More About Mitch Finley
Mitch Finley earned a B.A. in Religious Studies from Santa Clara University and an M.A. in Theology from Marquette University. He is the author of more than 30 books.
Mitch Finley currently resides in Spokane, in the state of Washington.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Heart And Soul of Imitating Christ: A Fresh Look at the Thomas a Kempis Classic?
I really understand now 'The Imitation of Christ!' Jun 29, 2007
I often tried to read the original "Imitation of Christ" but felt it better suited to the monks of a monastery in Thomas a Kempis' time. Mitch Finley put it in words that I can relate to in my everyday life. It now has meaning for me, not just an old classic that got lost in ages past. He brushed off the cobwebs and let the Light shine forth.
"The Heart and Soul of Imitating Christ" is a book that can be read and reread because it is in words I can relate to and shows how to know and live Christlike. I highly recommend it as a great way to meditate. It's like a breath of fresh air!