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The life of Joshua Davidson; or, The modern imitation of Christ.

A theoretical novel.

by Elizabeth Lynn Linton

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Published by R. Worthington in New York .
Written in English

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StatementBy E. Lynn Linton ...
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L658 L, PR4889.L5 L
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 279 p.
Number of Pages279
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Open LibraryOL6985029M
LC Control Number07019010

The Imitation of Christ, which first appeared in the late fifteenth century, has without exaggeration been called the most widely read work of devotion ever written. It encourages us to live a life devoid of worldly vanities and, in the words of St. Paul, to put on Christ--that . To this end he translated this work, 'De Imitatione Christi' (the Imitation, or Following, of Christ) in The Imitation of Christ was written (or at a minimum, transcribed) by Catholic monk Thomas Kempis (circa ), as four separate books completed between and , at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim. One of the most influential and well-loved books of Christianity, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a 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 reading. The Imitation of Christ is a passionate celebration of God's love, mercy and /5(6).

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Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Author: Elizabeth (Lynn) Linton. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to The life of Joshua Davidson; or Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and religious classic.

Its popularity was immediate, and it was printed times before Apart from the Bible, no book had been translated into more languages than the Imitation of Christ at the time. The text is divided into four books, which provide detailed Author: Thomas à Kempis.

Life of Joshua Davidson; or, The modern imitation of Christ. New York, R. Worthington, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: E Lynn Linton. Get this from a library.

The life of Joshua Davidson: or, The modern imitation of Christ: a theoretical novel. [E Lynn Linton]. Imitation of Christ was written by a Benedictine monk around The truth he writes of transcends centuries and applies as much to today's modern man/woman as it did back then because it addresses the issues and attitudes that lie in the human heart/5.

Imitation of Christ. As editor and translator he was not without faults, but thanks to him the Imitation became and has remained, after the Bible, the most widely read book in the world.

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Book Review The Imitation of Christ. Thomas à Kempis. or Author of The Imitation of The life of Joshua Davidson; or Thomas was an Augustinian Monk, and a Disciple of Gerard was a member of Groot's Brethren of the Common Life, and a proponent of Groot's teachings, called The Devotio Moderna, of which The Imitation of Christ is the best example.

In Christian theology, the Imitation of Christ is the practice of following the example of Jesus. In Eastern Christianity, the term Life in Christ is sometimes used for the same concept.

The ideal of the Imitation of Christ has been an important element of both Christian ethics and spirituality. References to this concept and its practice are found in the earliest Christian documents, e.g. The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis.

Translated by Rev. William Benham. Table of Contents INTRODUCTORY NOTE THE FIRST BOOK - ADMONITIONS PROFITABLE FOR THE SPIRITUAL LIFE Chapter I - Of the imitation of Christ, and of contempt of the world and all its vanities Chapter II - Of thinking humbly of oneself Chapter III - Of the knowledge of.

With great personal conviction, Thomas a Kempis ( ) demonstrates the individual's reliance on God and on the words of Christ, and the futility of life without faith. Thomas spent some seventy years of his life in the reclusive environment of monasteries, yet in this astonishing work he demonstrates an encompassing understanding of human 5/5(3).

Bk 3, Chs. of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis, a digital book in the International School of Theology's Cyber Library which is a digital library for graduate seminary research, personal, and ministry research.

Thomas a' Kempis's Imitation of Christ is an old book that deserves a new reading, and William C. Creasy's A New Reading of the Latin Autograph Manuscript provides both scholarly and. A spiritual classic written for those in religious life, but used for centuries by all sorts of Christians.

Book 1: Part 2 | Book 2 | Book 3: Part 1 |. Life of Christ by Archbishop Fulton Sheen is a rich exegesis of Our Lords life from the four recorded accounts in the Christian New Testament.

Reading this book was the opportunity to delve into familiar passages and come away renewed in spirit. Although much of what Archbishop Sheen writes wasnt new to me, it was frequently written or presented in such a way as to shed light from a different /5.

T he Imitation of Christ falls into the category of what one might call ‘classic Christian devotional’. It fits into the time period of the transition between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and is one of the best selling devotional texts of all time, and while the pious aspect of the text is at the top of it’s class, the underlying theology is abit of a mess.

Next to the Bible, this book is the most-published--and most deeply cherished--book in any language. For nearly years, these thoughtful meditations on Jesus' life and teachings offer practical guidance on the central task of the Christian life: learning day by day to live like Jesus.

This modern translation is direct and concise, yet retains a deep devotional flavor/5(9). A LibriVox recording of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas a Kempis, translated by Rev. William Benham. Read by David Barnes.

The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity. The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus' teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints.

Thomas à Kempis. ord. The Imitation of Christ. THE TREATISE “Of the Imitation of Christ” appears to have been originally written in Latin early in the fifteenth century. Its exact date and its authorship are still a matter of debate.

Manuscripts of the Latin version survive in considerable numbers all over Western Europe, and they, with the vast list of translations. CHAPTERS OF THE FIRST BOOK.

Counsels on the Spiritual Life. On the Imitation of Christ. On Personal Humility. On the Teaching of Truth. On Prudence in Action.

On Reading the Holy Scriptures. On Control of the Desires. On Avoiding Vain Hope and Conceit. On Guarding against Familiarity. On Obedience and Discipline. The Imitation of Christ is a passionate celebration of God's love, mercy and holiness, which has stimulated religious devotion for over five hundred years.

With great personal conviction and deep humanity, Thomas à Kempis () demonstrates the individual's reliance on God and on the words of Christ, and the futility of a life without. “William Creasy has done the Body of Christ a great service in giving us this translation.

Through it, may The Imitation continue to nourish, refresh, challenge, and cajole Christians of all ages and anyone–believers and non-believers alike–seriously considering embarking on the spiritual would be difficult to find a more faithful, accessible, and easy-to-read contemporary.

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. The Royal Road of the Holy Cross. To many the saying, “Deny thyself, take up thy cross and follow Me,” 20 seems hard, but it will be much harder to hear that final word: “Depart from Me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.” 21 Those who hear the word of the cross and follow it willingly now, need not fear that they will hear of eternal damnation on the day of judgment.

The Imitation of Christ Note: Translation of Imitatio Christi Language: English: LoC Class: BV: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Christianity: Practical theology, Worship: Subject: Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to Subject: Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- Early works to Subject: Meditations -- Early works to   From the beginning to the end of the book of Joshua, the formula is repeated: God gives and Israel inherits.

The spotlight is not on Joshua’s moral example or on timeless principles of conduct but on Yahweh’s fulfillment of a historical promise.

Even Joshua’s name (“Yahweh Saves!”) points away from himself to the real hero of the story. *»The Imitation of Christ«(Latin: De Imitatione Christi) by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin ca.

It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. Having this book on your person reminds you to imitate Christ always without exception. - Illustrations: With seemingly miraculous power, Ariel Agemian s timeless depictions of modern man (in suit and tie) carrying his cross, tempted by Satan to vain pursuits but called by Christ to eternal life.

Imitation of Christ, Latin Imitatio Christi, a Christian devotional book written between and Although its authorship is a matter of controversy, the book is linked to the name of Thomas à er the identity of the author, he was a representative of the devotio moderna (q.v.) and its two offshoots, the Brethren of the Common Life and the Congregation of Windsheim.

This book has been hailed as the most eloquent of Fulton Sheen's writings, the fruit of many years of dedication and research. Filled compassion and brilliant scholarship, his recounting of the birth, life, Crucifixion, and Resurrection of Christ is as dramatic and moving as the subject Himself.5/5(5).

Despite the lack of intellectual and theological substance in his meditation, the Imitation of Christ has changed the life of many people.

Indeed, combining his meditation with theological substance would be the true imitation of Christ. This is the progress that all Christian should pursue in imitating our Lord Jesus Christ.

Etc by Elizabeth (Lynn) Linton at - the best online ebook storage. The Life of Joshua Davidson; Or, The Modern Imitation of Christ: A Theoretical Novel / 5. Info about the book Author: The Life of Joshua Davidson; Or, The Modern Imitation of Christ: A Theoretical Novel / /5(3).

The Imitation of Christ has enjoyed an unparalleled place in the world of books for more than five hundred years. different editions have been published over the centuries, and it has been translated into almost every language in the world.

Why is this little book so valued. The Imitation of Christ transcends its era and author, having become a testament that speaks to the perennial /5(56). The Imitation of Christ is widely considered one of the greatest manuals of devotion in Christianity.

The life of Christ is presented as the highest study possible to a mortal, as Jesus’ teachings far excel all the teachings of the saints.5/5(4). The Catholic Archive > Thomas à Kempis > The Imitation of Christ > Book 2 > Chapter 11 Few Love the Cross of Jesus.

Jesus has always many who love His heavenly kingdom, but few who bear His cross. He has many who desire consolation, but few who care for trial. He finds many to share His table, but few to take part in His fasting.

Here is a revised edition of this Thomas ' Kempis classic by Clare Fitzpatrick. The one religious book that is second only to the Bible in popularity.

This treasured book has brought peace to readers for many ages by showing how to follow the life of Christ to which all are called. The Imitation of Christ, Maroon Hardcover () by Thomas a Kempis/5(5). Survey of the Bible - Joshua. Text: Joshua I.

Joshua begins the section of the Old Testament generally called “the Prophets” because each book was written by one or more prophets (other than Moses) A. In our Bibles, this section is also know as “History”. Like the three previous classics of monastic literature, The Imitation of Christ is a guide to changing our lives and learning to grow closer to Christ in spirit and in deeds.

The book opens with a quote and an exhortation: "'Whoever follows Me will not walk in darkness' are Christ's own words by which He exhorts us to imitate His life and His ways" [p. Under Joshua, believing Israel entered temporarily into rest in the promised land.

The Lord Jesus brings His people into a better rest.] The brevity of this book [ie., the book written by Paul Van Gorder] makes it necessary to limit our study to seven truths in Joshua that exemplify Christ and our.

Copious notes, illustrative and explanatory, selected from the works of the most eminent modern writers on New Testament history. The design of this book is to present in a consecutive narrative the various incidents of our Lord's history which are independently recorded by the four evangelists.

A clean very presentable copy.J. Hampton Keathley III, Th.M. was a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and a former pastor of 28 years. In August of he was diagnosed with lung cancer and on August 29th, he went home to be with the Lord.

Hampton wrote many articles for the Biblical Studies Foundation and on More. More from this author Published.The modern reader will perhaps find minor portions of the book, such as the chapters on monastic life,(I. i, ) inapplicable in detail to his own needs, but they stand as a worthwhile reminder that the fundamental spirit and intention of the Religious Orders is identical with that of all devout Christians, i.e.

the following of Christ and.