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Sep 06, 2005
| ISBN 9781101651421
Sep 06, 2005 | ISBN 9781101651421
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The Inner Life is taken from Thomas à Kempis’s The Imitation of Christ, a classic Christian devotional that has taught and inspired generations.
Thomas à Kempis was a medieval monk and priest (1380-1471) who served as chronicler of the monastery at Mt. St. Agnes. During his long life of scholarship, he wrote several biographies of church fathers and a number of devotional works. The Imitation… More about Thomas a Kempis
The Inner LifeBook One: Counsels on the Spiritual Life
Book Two: Counsles on the Inner Life
Book Three: On Inward Consolation
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