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Thomas à Kempis

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Thomas, à Kempis, 1380-1471., Imitatio Chr
Statementby J. E. G. De Montmorency.
ContributionsGerson, Jean, 1363-1429.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 312 p., [22] leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL17988929M
OCLC/WorldCa2169795

Thomas À Kempis, Christian theologian, the probable author of Imitatio Christi (Imitation of Christ), a devotional book that, with the exception of the Bible, has been considered the most influential work in Christian literature. About Thomas went to Deventer, Neth., headquarters of the.

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.

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Thomas à Kempis The Imitation of Christ. Author of The Imitation of Christ; Thomas was an Augustinian Monk, and a Disciple of Gerard Groot.

Thomas was a member of Groot's Brethren of the Common Life, and a proponent of Groot's teachings, called The Devotio Moderna, of. Thomas à Kempis. For five hundred years, this gentle book, filled with the spirit of the love of God, has brought understanding and comfort to millions of readers in over fifty languages, and provided them with a source of heart-felt personal meditations on the life and teachings of Jesus, written in times even more troubled and dangerous than our own, have become second only to.

Looking for books by Thomas à Kempis. See all books authored by Thomas à Kempis, including De Imitatione Christi, and Imitation of Mary, and more on That Thomas Hemerken of Kempen, or Thomas à Kempis as he is now known, later translated a composite of their writings, essentially a spiritual diary, from the original Netherlandish into Latin is generally admitted by scholars.

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Thomas à Kempis, whose family name was Hammercken, was born in t. Thomas à Kempis, C.R.S.A. (Thomas van Kempen or Thomas Hemerken or Haemerken, litt. "small hammer"; c. – 25 July ) was a German canon regular of the late medieval period and the most probable author of The Imitation of Christ, which is Brand: Enhanced Christian Media.

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VII, Part 2. Bartlett’s Thomas à Kempis Quotations Epitomal selections by John Bartlett. Thomas, à Kempis, A companion to the altar, adapted to the Office for the Holy Communion, according to the use of the Scottish Church, with a new week's preparation: to which is now added the fourth book of the Imitation of Christ, commonly attributed to Thomas à Kempis.

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