The Imitation of Christ with Zippered Cover

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  • Imitation of Christ
  • A must-have classic for every Catholic home
  • Beautiful zippered cover
  • Classic translation

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas á Kempis is a favorite devotional book throughout the world. It speaks to the soul of every Christian, reminding us of the fleeting nature of earthly joy as opposed to the eternity of happiness with God. This new edition from TAN Books preserves the traditional language with added desirable features including a durable bonded leather cover with zipper, gilded pages, and many beautiful illustrations. Translated from the original Latin by Bishop Richard Challoner.


About the Author: Thomas á Kempis was born at Kempen, Germany, circa 1380. After joining the monastery of Mount St. Agnes in 1406, he received Holy Orders and busied himself with prolific writing and copying work. His books include the well-known Imitation of Christ, Life of Geert Groote, and Life of Liduina of Schiedam. He also possessed an earnest love for the poor and Holy Scripture. Thomas á Kempis died on the twenty-fifth of July, in 1471.

Dimensions & Specifications

  • Author: Thomas á Kempis
  • Format: Softcover
  • Pages: 260
  • Approx. 4.25" X 7"
  • Bonded leather cover
  • Illustrated
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