TAN Direction Thomas à Kempis Part 1: Historical Background

Thomas à Kempis Part 1: Historical Background

Join Conor Gallagher and Fr. Robert Nixon for a fascinating discussion on the life of Thomas à Kempis, the 15th-century German-Dutch canon regular and author of The Imitation of Christ. Explore his journey from Germany to the Netherlands, the influence of the Brethren of the Common Life, his prolific years as a manuscript copyist, and his timeless words of wisdom written for the novices of the Dutch Monastery of Mt. St. Agnes.

Meet Your Host

Fr. Robert Nixon, OSB, is a monk of the Abbey of the Most Holy Trinity, New Norcia, Western Australia. There he serves as Director of the Institute for Benedictine Studies. He is a retreat master and liturgist. His interests include Medieval Latin literature, especially the lives of the saints.

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