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The Authorship Of The De Imitatione Christi With Many Interesting Particulars About The Book by Samuel Kettlewell

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Number of Pages528
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ISBN 101430479108
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Get this from a library! The authorship of the De imitatione Christi: with many interesting particulars about the book. [S Kettlewell]. IMITATION OF CHRIST. One of the best-known classics of devotional literature. It is generally claimed to be the work, indeed the chief work, of thomas À kempis, but it would be a more accurate expression of scholarly opinion to say simply that this book and the name of Thomas à Kempis are inseparably linked. It is a work that opens the way to an understanding of the spirit .   The Imitation of Christ: De Imitatione Christi Paperback – July 3, Its exact date and its authorship are still a matter of debate. Manuscripts of the Latin version survive in considerable numbers all over Western Europe, and they, with the vast list of translations and of printed editions, testify to its almost unparalleled /5(1K). To this end he translated this work, 'De Imitatione Christi' (the Imitation, or Following, of Christ) in The Imitation of Christ was written (or at a minimum, transcribed) by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa ), as four separate books completed between and , at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim.

nor any attempt to solve in further confusion the problem of the book’s authorship. Theories most popular at the moment ascribe the. Imitation. to two or three men, members of the Brethren of the Common Life, an association of priests organized in the Netherlands in the. vi. latter half of the fourteenth Size: KB. A few words on Thomas’ claim, once disputed but now hardly so, to the authorship of the “Imitation of Christ”. The book was first issued anonymously () and was soon accorded a wide welcome, copied by different scribes, and attributed to various spiritual writers, among others St. Bernard, St. Bonaventure, Henry de Kalkar, Innocent III. What the handwriting of Thomas was like may be seen from specimens given of it in Dr. Kettlewell's "Authorship of the de Imitatione Christi" (Rivingtons, ), an d from an exquisite facsimile of his autograph copy of the " Imitatio" published by Messrs. Elliot Stock and Co. in He was ever the first to come to choir and the last to leave it. L'imitazione di Cristo. [ Oscar uomini e Religioni ]. ITALY: [ The Imitation of Christ ] by Thomas, a Kempis, Da Kempis, Tommaso and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at