The Imitation of Christ has enjoyed an unparalleled place in the world of books for more than five hundred yesars, second only to the Bible itself. Estimates of the number of published editions run between three and five thousand, and it is said to ...
have been translated into almost every language in the world.
Read and applauded by world leaders, ordinary men and women, and religious figures of every sort,, it offers comfort and counsel for everyone who seeks to live a more integrated, whole life.
The book transcends its time, and geographical origins, even the author's individuality, and becomes a document for all times, speaking to the perennial human condition and dealing with the issues of our human relationship to the divine.