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This book, an undeniable classic of Christian spirituality, often ranked as the third most popular spiritual book of all time behind only the Bible and The Imitation of Christ.
It is about the imitatio Christi--the imitation of Christ.
Kempis, I'm not sure that we should be as concerned with The Imitation of Christ as we should be with The Imitation of John.
If you cannot contemplate high and heavenly things, take refuge in the Passion of Christ, and love to dwell within his Sacred Wounds,' writes Thomas a Kempis in The Imitation of Christ.
Her mixed show for label Imitation of Christ was set up like a wedding, with male models dressed as groomsmen to the female models kitted in a lot of lace and chiffon florals.
She begins with the Franciscan ideal of voluntary poverty being an imitation of Christ.
In Mossman's analysis, however, Marquard, far from an epigone, emerges as an original thinker in his own right, many of whose positions on burning issues of the day, from the proper of the imitation of Christ, to the nature of spiritual communion and Mary's contemplation under the cross, anticipate attitudes and approaches more commonly associated with fifteenth-century theologians writing on the eve of the Reformation.
But Hubmaier did insist that faith cannot be understood apart from the baptismal pledge to a life of obedience, in imitation of Christ, lived in the context of a covenantal community.