Item description for The Imitation of Christ (Paraclete Essentials) by Thomas A. Kempis...
Overview "The Imitation of Christ" has enjoyed an unparalleled place in the world of books for more than 500 years. The volume transcends its time, geographical origins--even the author's individuality--and becomes a document speaking to the perennial human condition and dealing with the issues of the human relationship to the divine.
"The Imitation of Christ" has enjoyed an unparalleled place in the world of books for more than five hundred years. 5000 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 human condition on the issues of our human relationship to God. It offers insight that is unparalleled in works before and since. The wisdom of Thomas a Kempis is for every age, for every person who seeks to live a more integrated spiritual life of seeking and finding, doing and being still.
Br. Benet Tvedten writes a new introduction for this special edition. He brings his trademark insight and humor to bear on the lessons of "The Imitation of Christ" for every generation.
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Studio: Paraclete Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.05" Width: 5.59" Height: 0.86" Weight: 0.66 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2008
Publisher Paraclete Press (MA)
Series Paraclete Essentials
ISBN 155725608X ISBN13 9781557256089
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More About Thomas A. Kempis
Thomas a Kempis (ca. 1380-1471) was an Augustinian monk in the Netherlands during the pre-Reformation period. Carl Anderson is the Supreme Knight and chief executive officer of the Knights of Columbus, the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization with more than 1.7 million members. He is the author of "Called to Love, " "Our Lady of Guadalupe, " and the "New York Times" bestseller" A Civilization of Love: What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform the World.""
Thomas A. Kempis was born in 1380 and died in 1471.
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