EDITH STEIN: A BIOGRAPHY by Waltraud Herbstrith.



A powerful and moving story of a remarkable Jewish woman who converted to Catholicism, became a nun, achieved remarkable success in the male-dominated world of German philosophy, and was sent to a Nazi death camp when she refused to deny her Jewish heritage. She vigorously opposed Nazism from the outset. She affirmed her solidarity with her suffering Jewish people no matter the cost. Edith Stein was arrested by the Nazis at a Carmelite convent at Echt in Holland and sent to her death at Auschwitz. Paper.




ISBN 9780898704105

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