This inaugural series of The Commentaries from TAN begins with an examination of the second-bestselling book of all time, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis. Fr. Robert Nixon begins the journey with a close look at the vice of vanity and the virtue of humility. “It is often
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.