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Thomas à Kempis and the Brothers of the common life

Samuel Kettlewell

Thomas à Kempis and the Brothers of the common life

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, -- à Kempis, -- 1380-1471,
  • Agnietenberg, Sint, -- bij Zwolle (House of Augustinian canons),
  • Augustinian Canons. -- Windesheim congregation,
  • Brothers of the Common Life

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4705.T6 K4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18620021M


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About Thomas à Kempis ( Biography) Author of the “Imitation of Christ“, born at Kempen in the Diocese of Cologne, in or ; died 25 July, His parents, John and Gertrude Haemerken, were of the artisan class; it is said that Gertrude kept the village school, and most probably the father worked in metals, a common calling in Kempen, whence perhaps the.

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Thomas à Kempis (ca. ), priest, monk and writer Thomas, whose family name was Hammercken, was born in the Rhineland town of Kempen near Düsseldorf in Germany. The school he attended at nearby Deventer in Holland had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of the Common Life.

Thomas a Kempis, author of the “Imitation of Christ”, b. at Kempen in the Diocese of Cologne, in or ; 25, His parents, John and Gertrude Haemerken, were of the artisan class; it is said that Gertrude kept the village school, and most probably the father worked in metals, a common calling in Kempen, whence perhaps the surname Haemerken, or.

Thomas à Kempis, whose family name was Hammercken, was born in the Rhineland town of Kempen near Düsseldorf in Germany. The school he attended at nearby Deventer in Holland had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of the Common Life.

These were men devoted to prayer, simplicity, and union with God. Thomas à Kempis (–) was a German monk who emphasized withdrawal from the attractions of the world. Born in the Rhineland town of Kempen, he attended a school at nearby Deventer in Holland that had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of the Common Life.

These were men devoted to prayer, simplicity, and union with God. The most famous devotional text produced on the eve of the Reformation was The Imitation of Christ, and the author most closely associated with it happens to be Thomas à his authorship remains in question and the text is quite possibly a compilation of ideas about devotion that Kempis merely packaged for broader consumption, his name has nonetheless.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Thomas a Kempis and the Brothers of the Common Life by Samuel Kettlewell,K. Paul, Trench edition, in English - 2d ed., : Samuel Kettlewell.

(ibid., ). Kettlewell, Thomas à Kempis and the Brothers of the Common Life (2 vols., ). Thomas von Kempen: Beiträge zum Todesjahr – Herausgegeben von der Stadt Kempen (Kempen and Niederrhein, ).

Iserloh, Thomas von Kempen und die Kirchenreform im Spätmittelalter (ibid., ). Thomas à Kempis, whose family name was Hammercken, was born in the Rhineland town of Kempen near Düsseldorf in Germany.

The school he attended at nearby Deventer in Holland had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of the Common Life. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Thomas à Kempis (kĕm`pĭs), b. ord.German monk, traditional author of The Imitation of Christ, b.

Kempen, Germany. He was schooled at Deventer, in the Netherlands, the center of the Brothers of the Common Life founded by Gerard Groote Groote, Gerard or Geert, –84, Dutch Roman Catholic tion: Canon Regular, Author, Scribe.

Thomas À Kempis’ collection of meditative writings from the Brethren of the Common Life is the most widely read book in the world after the Bible. The reflective devotions have been a heartening friend to great men such as Thomas More, St.

Ignatius Loyola, Thomas Merton, Pope John Paul I, and John Wesley. That Thomas Hemerken of Kempen, or Thomas à Kempis as he is now known, later translated a composite of their writings, essentially a spiritual diary, from the original Netherlandish into Latin is generally admitted by scholars.

This Thomas, born about the yearwas educated by the Brethren of the Common Life, was moved to join their. 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 Imitation of Christ, Christian devotional book, of great popularity. It originated among the Brothers of the Common Life in the Netherlands and was written probably c Tradition (since c) has ascribed it to Thomas à Kempis, whose name appears on an early Latin manuscript.

Source for information on Imitation of Christ, The: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary. This paper contains a compact narrative history of the life of theologian Thomas à Kempis (–) and his curious spiritual guidebook The Imitation of then continues with a brief analysis of how The Imitation shaped the contours of the Reformation, harkened back to the early Christian tradition of contemptus mundi, and eventually helped form modern ideas Author: Jr.

Jay Magill. In fact, I found one treatise on Thomas that details the exhumation without mention of this “buried alive” assertion. (see, e.g. Samuel Kettlewell’s Thomas A’Kempis and the Brothers of the Common Life, Ch 15 at p.

and following). Gone but not Forgotten. Full text of "Thomas à Kempis and the Brothers of the common life" See other formats. Come, Lord Jesus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Thomas A Kempis joined a powerful spiritual movement sweeping Europe that was known as "The Brothers of the Common Life." While plagues devastated the population and turmoil tore apart the Church, About Thomas à Kempis.

Thomas à Kempis followers/5(12). Zutphen, the death place of Sir Philip Sidney, is near by the schoolhouse of À Kempis. Thomas went to his brother at Mount St. Agnes inand entered upon preparation for the life of a monk of that house and rule. In addition to their priestly teaching and monastic duties, the “Brothers of the Common Life” were famous bookmakers.

Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ At Thomas à Kempis (–) went to a school conducted by the Brethren of the Common Life.

Thomas, thought to be the the author of the short devotional book, The Imitation of Christ, was a follower of Geert Groote mentioned above, and Florentius Radewijns, the founders of the Brethren.

The book was first issued anonymously () and was soon accorded a wide welcome, copied by different scribes, and attributed to various spiritual writers, among others St. Bernard, St. Bonaventure, Henry de Kalkar, Innocent III, Jean Charlier de Gerson, and John à Kempis. In Thomas completed and signed his name to a codex still extant.

Thomas à Kempis. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Author of the "Imitation of Christ", born at Kempen in the Diocese of Cologne, in or ; died 25 July, His parents, John and Gertrude Haemerken, were of the artisan class; it is said that Gertrude kept the village school, and most probably the father worked in metals, a common calling in Kempen, whence perhaps the.

Paramhansa Yogananda, referred to Thomas à Kempis as a very great saint and highly recommended his book to others saying, It is no mere imitation of Christ.

It is Christ. Thomas a Kempis was a 15th-century German monk, scholar, and mystic whose whole life was dedicated to inner communion with Christ.

Thomas à Kempis (–) was born in the diocese of Cologne and educated by the Order of Brothers and Sisters of the Common Life at Deventer, in the Netherlands. He lived for seventy years among the Canons Regular of Windesheim at Mount St.

Agnes, a monastery near Zwolle, where he was twice elected superior and once made procurator. Buy a cheap copy of Come, Lord Jesus book by Thomas à Kempis. Late in the fourteenth century, Thomas à Kempis joined a powerful spiritual movement sweeping Europe that was known as The Brothers of the Common Life.

While Free shipping over $/5(1). Thomas à Kempis (–) was a medieval Dutch monk steeped in the mystical tradition of his time. A member of the Brothers of the Common Life, he was ordained a priest in His well-loved work, The Imitation of Christ, was written between and presumably as four booklets intended to instruct the novices of his community.

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Agnes, a monastery of Augustinian canons in the Brand: Unforgotten Classics. Late in the fourteenth century, Thomas à Kempis joined a powerful spiritual movement sweeping Europe that was known as "The Brothers of the Common Life." While plagues devastated the population and turmoil tore apart the Church, the Holy Spirit moved across the continent among everyday people, bringing thousands together in small Brand: Baker Publishing Group.

Thomas à Kempis { - } Thomas is the great author of the world famous book, "The studying and copying manuscripts. They were called, "Brothers of the Common Life." Another house was opened for women, and they followed a rule of life similar to that of the men.

They were called, "Sisters of the Common. The Imitation of Christ is a cherished treasure of the Christian world and is the most widely read devotional work next to the Bible.

Apart from the Bible no book has been translated into more languages than the Imitation of Christ. It was first composed in Latin ca It is a handbook for spiritual life/5(12).

Late in the fourteenth century, Thomas à Kempis joined a powerful spiritual movement sweeping Europe that was known as "The Brothers of the Common Life." While plagues devastated the population and turmoil tore apart the Church, the Holy Spirit moved across the continent among everyday people, bringing thousands together in small communities Format: Ebook.

by Thomas à Kempis 3 editions - first published in Read Listen A meditation on the incarnation of Christ: Sermons on the life and passion of. Thomas à Kempis (–) was a medieval Dutch monk steeped in the mystical tradition of his time.

A member of the Brothers of the Common Life, he was ordained a priest in His well-loved work, The Imitation of Christ, was written between and presumably as four booklets intended to instruct the novices of his community. considered, is Thomas Haemmerlein, known also as Thomas a Kempis, from his native town of Kempen, near the Rhine, about forty miles north of Cologne.

Haemmerlein, who was born in orwas a member of the order of the Brothers of Common Life, and spent the last seventy years of his life at Mount St. Agnes,File Size: KB. Thomas A' Kempis. Thomas À Kempis () was born in Germany and schooled by the Order of Brothers and Sisters of the Common Life in Netherlands.

He lived for seventy years among the Canons Regular of St. Augustine at Mount St. Agnes Monastery. Ordained a priest, he twice served as the community's subprior and copied books by hand, including the entire Bible. His collected works have been repeatedly published, the best editions being Nürnberg,Antwerp in (Thomae Malleoli à Kempis Opera omnia), and Paris in An exhaustive work on St.

Thomas is Thomas à Kempis and the Brothers of the Common Life, by S. Kettlewell, in 2 vols., Lond. the life of thomas a kempisbook chapter 1: of the imitation of christ and the contempt of the world chapter 2: of having a humble opinion of one's self chapter 3: of the doctrine of truth chapter 4: of prudence in what we do chapter 5: of reading the holy scriptures chapter 6: of inordinate affections chapter 7: of avoiding arrogance.

Thomas à Kempis (Thomas of Kempen) was a German monk, priest and scholar, author of The Imitation of Christ, who lived from to Devout from a very young age and schooled in a monastery of which his older brother was prior, he entered the monastery of Mount St.

Agnes in Holland as a nineteen-year-old, living there for seventy-two years until his death.Thomas à Kempis (–) was a German monk who emphasized withdrawal from the attractions of the world.

Born in the Rhineland town of Kempen, he attended a school at nearby Deventer in Holland that had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of .