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.
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IOC stands for Imitation of Christ
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He was a voracious reader and died in his bed with a volume of the religious classic The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, in his hands.
11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearts On Fire, The World's Most Perfectly Cut Diamond, today announced that its diamond jewelry was featured at Tara Subkoff's Imitation of Christ Spring / Summer 2013 fashion presentation, which took place during New York City Fashion Week.
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.
Four years later, without any higher education, she read the Imitation of Christ, which occasioned her sense of being called to become a Dominican nun.
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.