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The imitation of Christ : four books

Author: Thomas, à Kempis; John R Tyson
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 2004.
Series: Barnes & Noble Library of essential reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through its realistic delineation of the complexities of human existence, and in its soul-building optimism about the benefits of aspiring to a Christ-shaped life, "The Imitation of Christ" clearly deserves the accolade of 'Spiritual Classic'. Although they were written early in the fifteenth century, the number of short meditations that comprise this work remain strikingly fresh and relevant for modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas, à Kempis; John R Tyson
ISBN: 9780760755914 0760755914
OCLC Number: 273771816
Notes: "Originally published in 1418"--Title page verso.
Description: xxiii, 290 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Admonitions, useful for a spiritual life --
Admonitions pertaining to inward things --
Of internal consolation --
A devout exhortation to the Holy Communion.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble Library of essential reading.
Other Titles: Imitatio Christi.
Responsibility: Thomas à Kempis ; introduction by John R. Tyson.

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