One of the best-loved spiritual classics of all time is now more accessible than ever thanks to this perceptive and practical commentary by Fr. Dennis Billy. While many contemporary readers seek the richness of classical spirituality, some find the language and thought patterns of The Imitation of Christ distant and difficult to understand. Fr. Dennis Billy, a noted teacher and spiritual guide, helps today's readers interpret The Imitation by raising their awareness of how the world of Thomas a Kempis colored and shaped his presentation of the spiritual life. Focusing on a single chapter at a time, this edition of The Imitation Christ will help readers appreciate this timeless spiritual classic and integrate its truth into their lives.
Fr. Billy highlights how today's Christians can interpret and apply The Imitation to their own spiritual journeys with the help of William Creasy's accessible translation. Billy opens each chapter with a brief introduction and completes them with reflection questions to help readers apply the text to their lives.