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Birth of Thomas à Kempis

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Thomas à Kempis

The most famous devotional text produced on the eve of the Reformation was The Imitation of Christ, and the author most closely associated with it happens to be Thomas à Kempis. Though his authorship remains in question and the text … Continue reading

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Geert Groote

The Devotio moderna proved to be one of the more significant movements of religious piety in the later Middle Ages, and it owes its existence to the influence of the Dutchman Gert Groote, or as his disciples referred to him, … Continue reading

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Birth of Geert Groote

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