Kempis, whose real name was either Hammerken or Hammerlein, became an Augustinian monk and wrote many Christian mystical works. He is best known for De Imitatione Christi, or the Imitation of Christ, which obtained great popularity and was translated into English during the 15th century.
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The Chronicle of the Canons Regular of Mount St. Agnes
Imitation of Christ
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