"Be patient with yourself; God is."
- Edith Stein
Edith Stein (1891-1942), who was recently canonized, was one of the most intriguing Catholics of the twentieth century. A Jewish convert, an eminent philosopher, educator, and advocate for women, she became a Discalced Carmelite nun, Sister Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. Arrested by the Nazis she died in Auschwitz in 1942. This volume highlights the extraordinary features of her spirituality for general readers - a vision that integrated her philosophical training, her affinity for Carmelite mysticism, and her personal identification with the way of the Cross. Edith Steinprovides a wonderful introduction to an extraordinary mind.
The discerning spiritual reader will find gems here on divine providence, surrendering to God as the ultimate liberation, and concern for others.
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