Thomas of Jesus

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Thomas of Jesus (Lisbon, 1529 – Sagena, Morocco, April 17, 1582), also known as Tome de Jesus and Tomé de Andrade, was a reformer and preacher, instrumental in creating the Discalced Augustinians.[1]

His main work, Os Trabalhos de Jesus, is a mystical text consisting of contemplations on the sufferings of Jesus. He wrote it while a captive in Morocco. The book was published between 1602 and 1609, and was translated into several languages, including Latin, Spanish, English, and German.


  1. ^ PD-icon.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Thomas of Jesus". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 

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