Christian monk and mystic Thomas Hemerken, aka THOMAS À KEMPIS (1380-1471), wrote The Imitation of Christ, the second most important book, after the Bible, in Christian philosophy. But he also penned numerous other works of devotion, including this previously hard-to-find collection of contemplations for sincere, dedicated believers.
Discover, in this 1904 translation.
. the severe judgment of God
. encouragements to spiritual advancement
. why we should have confidence in divine mercy
. the sweetness and consolation to be found in God
. the necessity of patience with life's miseries
. praise for the holy angels
. and much more.