Thomas a Kempis and Wales.

by Albert Owen Evans

Publisher: W. Spurrell & Son in Carmarthen

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  • Thomas, -- à Kempis, -- 1379 or 80-1471.

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A paper read before the Welsh Bibliographical Society, at the Powys Hall, University College, Bangor, on the 6th of August, 1931.

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Number of Pages32
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Thomas ὰ Kempis’s The Imitation of Christ was presented in Four Books concerning how Christian believers should act, and the rules they ought to follow in the eyes of God. Book One – Thoughts Helpful in the Life of the Soul/5(51).   Kempis was the author of the very influential contemplative volume, The Imitation of Christ. First printed in , it has gone through countless editions and has been translated into more than 50 languages. Ignatius of Loyola read a chapter of this book each day of his life. Therese of Lisieux memorized it before entering the Carmelite convent. The outcome of Mr. Lee's system of "translation" is that only about three-tenths of his book come from Thomas a Kempis, the rest being Mr. Lee's ; and that its title-page is therefore misleading. We now come to another Protestant " translation" by the Rev. Dr. S. Kettlewell, two editions of which were published in , and a third (after his. Thomas à Kempis, C.R.S.A. BirthplaceKempen, Prince-Archbishopric of Cologne, Holy Roman Empire DiedTuesday, J Occupation Canon Regular, author, scribe Known for The Imitation of Christ Thomas à Kempis (kĕm`pĭs), b. or , d. , German monk, traditional author of The Imitation of Christ, b. Kempen, Germany. He was schooled at Occupation: Canon Regular, Author, Scribe.

Thomas à Kempis was a late Medieval Catholic monk and author of The Imitation of Christ, one of the best known Christian books on devotion. His writings are all of a devotional character and include tracts and meditations, letters, sermons, a life of Saint Lydewigis, a Christian woman who remained steadfast under a great stress of afflictions. Creasy, William C. Introduction to The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à , Ga.: Mercer University Press, Easwaran, Eknath. Seeing with the .   The answer and common denominator to both these questions is “The Imitation of Christ” written in the fifteenth century by Thomas a Kempis, who died in It is the most widely read devotional book after the Bible. There are over counted editions – over of which are preserved in the British Museum. But scholars now generally agree that the author was a monk named Thomas a Kempis. Kempis (/) was born in Kempen (located between Krefeld and Venlo near the modern Dutch border) as the second son of the metal craftsman Johann Hemerken and his wife Gertrud Kuyt, who is said to have run a small school.

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Thomas à Kempis has books on Goodreads with Thomas a Kempis and Wales. book. Thomas à Kempis’s most popular book is The Imitation of Christ. Thomas À Kempis, original name Thomas Hemerken, (born /80, Kempen, near Düsseldorf, Rhineland [Germany]—died Aug. 8,Agnietenberg, near Zwolle, Bishopric of Utrecht [now in the Netherlands]), Christian theologian, the probable author of Imitatio Christi (Imitation of Christ), a devotional book that, with the exception of the Bible, has been considered the most.

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Written in Latin in the early 15th century, The Imitation of Christ is perhaps second only to the Bible in importance in Christian thought. Thomas Hemerken, aka THOMAS À KEMPIS (), was a Christian monk and mystic from Kempen, Germany, and he intended this patchwork of medieval mysticism for the most sincere and dedicated of believers-monks, nuns /5().

About the Author: "Thomas à Kempis (Thomas Hemerken, Thomas Hämerken, Thomas van Kempen, Tomás de Kempis) (ca - J ) was a Renaissance Roman Catholic monk and author of Imitation of Christ, one of the best known Christian books on devotion/5(3).

Book Reviews. The Wisdom Traditions. Christianity 1 THOMAS A KEMPIS: The Imitation of Christ, Image Books, Thomas A Kempis was born in Kempen, Prussia in into a family of artisans and metal workers.

At the age of thirteen years, he left his family to join his older brother, John, who had ten or twelve years earlier traveled toFile Size: 49KB. Netherlands in the latter half of the fourteenth century.

That Thomas Hemerken of Kempen, or Thomas À Kempis as he is now known, later translated a composite of their writings, essentially a spiritual diary, from the original Netherlandish into Latin is generally admitted by scholars. This Thomas, born about the yearwas educatedFile Size: KB.

Thomas à Kempis (ca. ), priest, monk and writer Thomas, whose family name was Hammercken, was born in the Rhineland town of Kempen near Düsseldorf in Germany. The school he attended at nearby Deventer in Holland had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of the Common Life.

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Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text. Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark. Kempis, Thomas a. Published by Penguin Classics () ISBN ISBN The Imitation of Christ This pastiche of biblical and Catholic passages remains the most influential of Christian devotional writings.

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It has large type and is well illustrated. The Imitation of Christ, Burgundy Bonded Leather, /5(5). It's been translated into more languages than any other book except the Bible. Written by a German monk, Thomas Kempis discovered priceless steps to becoming more like Christ daily.

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Priests, nuns, and lay people have used it for hundreds of years, and it has helped many to become very holy Christians and saints for Heaven. Thomas A Kempis collection of meditative writings from the Brethren of the Common Life is the most widely read book in the world after the Bible.

The reflective devotions have been a heartening friend to great men such as Thomas More, St. Ignatius Loyola, Thomas Merton, Pope John Paul I, and John Wesley.

the life of thomas a kempisbook chapter 1: of the imitation of christ and the contempt of the world chapter 2: of having a humble opinion of one's self chapter 3: of the doctrine of truth chapter 4: of prudence in what we do chapter 5: of reading the holy scriptures chapter 6: of inordinate affections chapter 7: of avoiding arrogance.

The Imitation of Christ was written (or at a minimum, transcribed) by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa ), as four separate books completed between andat Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is now the Netherlands.

Thomas a'Kempis Blog. likes. Walking through the Imitation of Christ with it's implications for Christian Living in the modern ers: A few words on Thomas’s 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, Jean Charlier de Gerson, and. Thomas à Kempis was a late Medieval Catholic monk and best known as the author of The Imitation of Christ.

The Works of Thomas à Kempis (7 vols.) brings together the rest of his enduring spiritual classics, providing a window into 15th century monastic life and the teachings of a deeply pious servant of God. A follower of Gerard Groote's Modern Devotion movement, a. Thomas à Kempis Thomas à Kempis (c.

–), ascetical writer. Thomas Hemerken, acc. to the usual and most probable tradition the author of the ‘*Imitation of Christ’ (q.v.), was born at Kempen, nr. Krefeld, of poor parents. THOMAS A’KEMPIS () was a Dutch priest, monk, and writer born in Kempen, Germany. He attended a school near Deventer in Holland.

Thomas of Kempen, as he was known at school, was so impressed by his teachers that he. One of the most influential and well-loved books of Christianity, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis appears here in Penguin Classics in a new translation by Robert Jeffery, with an introduction by Max Von Habsburg, notes, a chronology and further Imitation of Christ is a passionate celebration of God's love, mercy and holiness, which has .Thomas à Kempis (c) was a German Medieval Catholic monk who is probably the author of The Imitation of Christ.

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