also ‘Ludolf the Carthusian’, spiritual writer. He entered the Dominican Order and was a Master of Theology before he joined the Carthusians in 1340. His chief works are a ‘Commentary on the Psalms’ and his celebrated ‘Vita Christi’. The latter is not a biography but a meditation on the life of Christ, with doctrinal, spiritual, and moral instructions as well as prayers.
Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.