The Imitation of Christ
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis was written in the 1420's. The Imitation is the second most sold volume after the Bible. This meditation on the spiritual life has inspired countless souls for over 800 years. It contains clear instructions for renouncing worldly vanities and locating eternal truths. This translation helps the words of this prolific and devout writer come alive for the reader in very profound ways. The suggestions, arguments, insights, and pronouncements of Thomas a Kempis have very modern and immediate applications. His dialogs with Jesus can sing with love, longing, and awe or speak plainly to the very practical. This is an accessible book of meditations that offers inspiration and comfort in a language that brings the 15th century straight into the 21st. It's a book to keep and savor over and over again.
Paperback, 244 pages