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Edith Stein

Stein in 1938 or 1939
Born12 October 1891(1891-10-12)
Breslau, German Empire
(nou Wrocław, Poland)
Dee'd9 August 1942(1942-08-09) (aged 50)
Auschwitz-Birkenau, German-occupied Poland
Cause o daith
Execution bi pushionous gas
Alma materSchlesische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
Varsity o Freiburg
Varsity o Göttingen
Notable wirk(s)
  • On the Problem o Empathy
  • Finite an Eternal Bein
  • Filosofie o Psychology an the Humanities
  • The Science o the Cross
Era20t-century filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilContinental filosofie
InstitutionsVarsity o Freiburg
Main interests
Metapheesics, phenomenology, filosofie o mynd an epistemology
Notable ideas
  • Speerituality o the Christian wumman
  • Empathy (phenomenology)
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross OCD
Releegious an mairtyr
Veneratit inCatholic Kirk
Beatified1 Mey 1987, Cologne, Germany by Pape John Paul II
Canonised11 October 1998, Vatican Ceety by Pape John Paul II
Feast9 August
AttributesYellae Starn o Dauvit on a Discalced Carmelite nun's habit, flames, a beuk
PatronageEurope; loss o paurents; convertit Jews; mairtyrs;
Warld Youth Day[4]

Edith Stein (religious name Teresia Benedicta a Cruce OCD; kent as St. Edith Stein or St. Teresa Benedicta o the Cross an aw; 12 October 1891 – 9 August 1942) wis a German Jewish filosofer that convertit tae Catholicism an becam a Discalced Carmelite nun. She is canonised as a mairtyr an saunt o the Catholic Church, an she is ane o sax co-patron saunts o Europe.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Edith Stein" Archived 2018-02-28 at the Wayback Machine at EWTN.com.
  2. "The Science of the Cross (CWES, vol. 6)". ICS Publications.
  3. The Life and Thought of St. Edith Stein. 2001. ISBN 9780818908460. John Paul II. In his philosophical work, he clearly shows the influence of Edith Stein
  4. "Patron Saints Index: Saint Teresia Benedicta of the Cross" Archived 2007-02-22 at the Wayback Machine Accessed 26 January 2007.