Fr. Robert Nixon joins Conor Gallagher to discuss the origin and spiritual depths of Thomas à Kempis’s masterpiece, The Imitation of Christ. Learn the original purpose and audience for the work that St. Ignatius of Loyola read daily and that St. Thomas More declared to be one of the three most important books that everyone should own. Discover how this essential work offers short, applicable, and transformative advice and instruction for the everyday life of any discerning Catholic.
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.