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The Imitation of Christ
Author:Harold Bolton, Thomas Kempis, Aloysius Croft
Retail Price:$5.00
Availability:In Stock
Format:Book
Pages:160
Dimensions:5 3/16 x 8 1/4
ISBN:0486431851
EAN:978-0-486-43185-7
UPC:8-00759-43185-4
This classic of Christian devotional literature has brought understanding and comfort to millions for centuries. Both Protestants and Catholics — as well as mystics and historians of religious thought — have studied these meditations on the life and teachings of Jesus, finding in them a path to prayer and spiritual guidance. Written in a candid and conversational style, The Imitation of Christ discusses liberation from worldly inclinations, recollection as a preparation for prayer, the consolations of prayer, and the place of eucharistic communion in a devout life. With its simple, readable text, this translation will appeal to new readers as well as to those already familiar with this religious classic.
Reprint of the The Bruce Publishing Company, Milwaukee, 1940 edition.

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