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Meditations from The following of Christ of Thomas à Kempis.

Meditations from The following of Christ of Thomas à Kempis.

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Published by Penandhoe Press in [Burlington, Ky.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArr. from an old translation, by Ivah May Navaro. Illus. by Caroline Williams.
ContributionsNavaro, Ivah May, 1906- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4821 .N3
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p.
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6166462M
LC Control Number54039719
OCLC/WorldCa3041803

The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis is a renowned spiritual classic, recommended by Paramhansa Yogananda. I pass along this gem from Conversations with Yogananda, as related by Swami Kriyananda: ~ 83 ~ “ Master had given me and others for Christmas a copy of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis. When I thanked him, he said.   One of the most influential and well-loved books of Christianity, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis appears here in Penguin Classics in a new translation by Robert Jeffery, with an introduction by Max Von Habsburg, notes, a chronology and further reading. The Imitation of Christ is a passionate celebration of God's love, mercy and holiness, which has stimulated religious devotion for.

Author by: thomas a Kempis Languange: en Publisher by: B&R Samizdat Express Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 49 Total Download: File Size: 45,9 Mb Description: According to Wikipedia: "The Imitation of Christ (Latin: De Imitatione Christi) by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional was first composed in Latin ca[1][2] It is a handbook for. This is a pleasing copy of Thomas à Kempis' "Imitation of Christ," the most popular Christian work after the Bible. Here, the work is accompanied by "Meditation of the Heart" by Jean Gerson, chancellor of the University of Paris, who in this edition is actually identified as the author of both works.

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 or , 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 meditation or prayer calling on us to praise God for His excellent greatness ; On the creation of the first man, and His miserable fall ; On the recovery of man, and the promise of Christ\'s advent ; On the redemption of the human race through the mystery of the incarnate Word ; On the nativity and poverty of Jesus ; On the trials and wants.


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Meditations from The following of Christ of Thomas à Kempis Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a WONDERFUL book BUT a HORRIBLE copy!!. Do not buy it. It is the same original author and style/format as the Imitation of Christ (not sure why they add the names of Richard Challoner, James Jones to Thomas a Kempis - I have not seen that on other copies).

There are three small books that are broken up into numerous chapters/5(2). Thomas à Kempis (c. – 25 July ; German: Thomas von Kempen; Dutch: Thomas van Kempen) was a German-Dutch canon regular of the late medieval period and the author of The Imitation of Christ, one of the most popular and best known Christian devotional name means "Thomas of Kempen", Kempen being his home town.

He was a member of the Modern Devotion, a spiritual Born:Kempen, Prince-Archbishopric of Cologne. Thomas à Kempis Previous Section Next Section Table of Contents. BOOK TWO THE INTERIOR LIFE. The First Chapter MEDITATION. THE kingdom of God is within you," says the Lord. Turn, then, to God with all your heart.

Forsake this wretched world and your soul shall find rest. Thomas, à Kempis, An extract of the Christian's pattern; or, A treatise on the imitation of Christ, written in Latin by Thomas à Kempis / by John Wesley. (New York: H.R. Piercy, ), also by John Wesley (page images at HathiTrust).

About Thomas à Kempis ( Biography) Author of the “Imitation of Christ“, born at Kempen in the Diocese of Cologne, in or ; died 25 July, His parents, John and Gertrude Haemerken, were of the artisan class; it is said that Gertrude kept the village school, and most probably the father worked in metals, a common calling in Kempen, whence perhaps the surname Haemerken, or.

Perhaps the "how to" should include how to live with others, with oneself, and with Christ at all times. The book has been deeply influential and highly revered for more than years.

(Page numbers below refer to Thomas a Kempis, The Imitation of Christ. Leo Sherley-Price, New York: Penguin, ) Things to Think About as You Read 1. Preview this book» What people are Meditations on the Life of Christ Thomas (à Kempis) Full view - Meditations on the Life of Christ Thomas, Samuel Kettlewell, H P Wright No preview available - Common terms and phrases.

About The Imitation of Christ. Only the Bible has been more influential as a source of Christian devotional reading than The Imitation of meditation on the spiritual life has inspired readers from Thomas More and St. Ignatius Loyola to Thomas Merton and Pope John Paul I. Written by the Augustinian monk Thomas à Kempis between andit contains clear instructions for.

Kempis' Christianity resounds with joylessness; and as one member of our book group commented, he comes across as the kind likely to be disappointed by heaven.

The overwhelming theme of the text is suffering, that is, imitating Christ through suffe Truly, this is a star book in my record, but I /5(). Bk 3, Chs. of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis, a digital book in the International School of Theology's Cyber Library which is a digital library for graduate seminary research, personal, and ministry research.

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Read Prayers and Meditations on the Life of Christ from author Thomas à Kempis. Find more Christian classics for theology and Bible study at Bible study tools. A LibriVox recording of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, translated by Rev.

William Benham. Read by David Barnes. The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity.

The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus' teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints. This item: Prayers and Meditations on the Life of Christ by Thomas a Kempis Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $Reviews: 3.

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin ca It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. Looking for books by Thomas à Kempis. See all books authored by Thomas à Kempis, including De Imitatione Christi, and On the Passion of Christ: According to the Four Evangelists: Prayers and Meditations, and more on   Thomas à Kempis (circa –J ) was an Augustinian monk, a copyist, and a writer of Christian books and is best known for his treasured devotional classic, The Imitation of à Kempis’ life and labors leave one of the clearest examples of the spiritual revival generated by the Brethren of the Common Life, a communal brotherhood founded in the.

Thomas à Kempis () was a monk at Mt. Agnes in the Netherlands. Thomas worked principally at copying and writing. A number of his treatises on the monastic life and little devotional essays have been translated into English including the great devotional work The Imitation of Christ.

Paramhansa Yogananda, referred to Thomas à Kempis as a very great saint and highly recommended his book to others saying, It is no mere imitation of Christ. It is Christ. Thomas a Kempis was a 15th-century German monk, scholar, and mystic whose whole life was dedicated to inner communion with Christ.

BY THOMAS A KEMPIS Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur, Book CHAPTER 1: OF THE IMITATION OF CHRIST AND THE CONTEMPT OF THE WORLD " HE that followeth Me, walketh not in darkness," saith the Lord.

These are the words of Christ, whereby we are admonished how we must imitate His life and conversation, if we would be truly enlightened and delivered from all. Written in Latin in the early 15th century, The Imitation of Christ is perhaps second only to the Bible in importance in Christian thought.

Thomas Hemerken, aka THOMAS À KEMPIS (), was a Christian monk and mystic from Kempen, Germany, and he intended this patchwork of medieval mysticism for the most sincere and dedicated of believers-monks, nuns-but lay Christians find wisdom Reviews:   The Imitation of Christ Thomas à KEMPIS ( - ), translated by Rev.

William BENHAM ( - ) The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one .THE IMITATION OF CHRIST by Thomas a Kempis Translated by Rev. William Benham London: J. C. Nimmo INTRODUCTORY NOTE. 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.