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a Kempis

Definition of the noun a kempis

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  1. German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)

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Google previewThe Critic (1903)

by Jeannette Leonard Gilder, Joseph Benson Gilder

The " Imitation of Christ " by Thomas a Kempis is the most popular religious work in Christendom ; and ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopaedia: Or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology (1891)

Based on the Real-Encyklopädie of Herzog, Plitt, and Hauck by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson, David Schley Schaff

The authorship of the Imitation o Christ, although now pretty generally ascribe to Thomas a Kempis, has been the subject of one of the most heated discussions in the histor of literature, and one in which not only individuals took part, but also ...


The book, up to the beginning of the 17th century, had been ascribed either to Thomas a Kempis or to the celebrated John Gerson (q.v.), chancellor of the university of Paris, except in one MS., which, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medieval Literature (2013)

by Laura C. Lambdin, Robert T. Lambdin

Theresa Kennedy THOMAS A KEMPIS (1380-1471). Thomas a Kempis ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

THOMAS A KEMPIS— THOMAS, ST. THOMASIUS— THOMSON. THOMSON— THOMSONITE. ern climates. The stem is thick and herbaceous; the leaves more or less pinnated, and toothed, and beset with spines. It belongs to the compositte ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia of Church History (2013)

The People, Places, and Events That Shaped Christianity by Edward E. Hindson, Daniel R. Mitchell

German mystic Thomas a Kempis, born Thomas Haemerken to poor German parents, was educated as a young boy in Deventer at the school of the Brethren of the Common Life. The school had been started earlier by Gerard ...

Google previewA General Bibliographical Dictionary: A-E (1837)

by Frederic Adolphus Ebert

a Kempis, as to have been considered as a French translation of it .

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Small photo of FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY - CIRCA 1971: A stamp printed in  Germany shows Thomas a Kempis - German Catholic monk and priest, author of the treatise "The Imitation of Christ", 1471, circa 1971

Quotes about a Kempis

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. (Thomas a Kempis)
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