The Inner Life

The Inner Life

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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives and destroyed them.Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers, and each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-drive design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped the world.The Inner Life is taken from Thomasa Kempis's The Imitation of Christ, a classic Christian devotional that has taught and inspired generations."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 108 x 176 x 10mm | 117.93g
  • Penguin Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0143036262
  • 9780143036265
  • 222,462

About Thomas a Kempis

ThomasaKempis was a medieval monk and priest (1380-1471) who served as chronicler of the monastery at Mt. St. Agnes. During his long life of scholarship, he wrote several biographies of church fathers and a number of devotional works. The Imitation of Christ, from which The Inner Life is taken, remains his most famous work."
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Table of contents

The Inner LifeBook One: Counsels on the Spiritual Life
Book Two: Counsles on the Inner Life
Book Three: On Inward Consolation
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