The Imitation of Christ (Hendrickson Christian Classics) (Hardcover)

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The most important work of the devotio moderna movement, Thomas Kempis's classic, The Imitation of Christ, is saturated with Scripture and classical philosophy and reveals a deep understanding of human nature. Matthew Arnold called it "the most exquisite document, after those of the New Testament, of all that the Christian spirit has ever inspired.

About the Author

Thomas a Kempis (1380-1471) was a monk at Mt. St. 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 (c.1427).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781565638150
ISBN-10: 1565638158
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: May 1st, 2004
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Hendrickson Christian Classics