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Author Von Habsburg, Maximilian.

Title Catholic and Protestant translations of the Imitatio Christi, 1425-1650 : from late medieval classic to early modern bestseller / Maximilian von Habsburg.

Published Farnham : Ashgate, 2011.

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 UniM Bail  242 HABS    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 355 pages ; 24 cm.
Series St Andrews studies in Reformation history.
St. Andrews studies in Reformation history.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The Imitatio Christi in the context of late medieval devotion -- The Imitatio Christi and the Devotio moderna -- From manuscript classic to early printed bestseller: the Imitatio Christi in Europe, c.1470-1530 -- Nourishing lay hunger for devotional works: English and French translations of the Imitatio Christi, c.1480-c.1530 -- The printed world of the Imitatio Christi, c.1531-1620: Protestant editions in Latin and the vernacular -- The translation of the Imitatio Christi by Protestants -- The place of the Imitatio Christi in the Protestant world -- The printed world of the Imitatio Christi, c.1531-1620: Jesuit editions in Latin and the vernacular -- "The partridge of spiritual books": Ignatius Loyola, the Spiritual exercises, and Jesuit appropriation of the Imitatio Christi -- The place of Thomas à Kempis' Imitatio Christi in the ministry of Jesuit spirituality -- Conclusion.
Subject Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- History and criticism.
Imitatio Christi -- Appreciation.
Imitatio Christi -- Translating.
Devotional literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into English.
Devotional literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into French.
Devotional literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into German.
Spiritual life -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800.
Protestant churches -- Prayers and devotions -- History and criticism.
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