"This translation preserves the dignity and the deep emotion of the monk of the 15th century, expressing his wisdom in ways that rouse the right reason and imagination of 21st-century folk,"---The University Bookman. Highly influential, this is the pre-eminent work of the devotio moderna movement. Includes 4 woodcuts by Albrecht Durer. 265 pages, hardcover black with dustjacket. Ignatius.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 265 Vendor: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 0898708729 ISBN-13: 9780898708721 Availability: In Stock
The treatise "Of the Imitation of Christ" appears to have been originally written in Latin early in the 15th century. Its exact date and its authorship are still a matter of debate, however the most probable author is Thomas Haemmerlein, known also as Thomas a Kempis.