The imitation of Christ

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Published by Paraclete Press in Orleans, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Meditations.

Edition Notes

Rev. translation of: Imitatio Christi.

Book details

StatementThomas à Kempis ; edited by Hal M. Helms ; [illuminations by Sisters of the Community of Jesus].
SeriesParaclete living library
ContributionsThomas, à Kempis, 1380-1471., Helms, Hal McElwaine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4821 .K44 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3509831M
ISBN 100941478076
LC Control Number82061908

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