Tomas à Kempis
by: Gerard Dion • 0
A comprehensive introduction of Tomas à Kempis
Thomas à Kempis (ca. 1380-1471), priest, monk and writer
Thomas, whose family name was Hammercken, was born in the Rhineland town of Kempen near Düsseldorf in Germany. The school he attended at nearby Deventer in Holland had been started by Gerard Groote, founder of the Brothers of the Common Life...