Edith Stein: Essential Writings

Edith Stein: Essential Writings

by Edith Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1570754284

ISBN-13: 9781570754289

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Orbis Books

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. She was arrested by the Nazis and died in Auschwitz in 1942. This volume highlights the…  See more details below

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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. She was arrested by the Nazis and died in Auschwitz in 1942. This volume highlights the extraordinary features of her spirituality -- a vision that integrated her philosophical training, her affinity for Carmelite mysticism, and her personal identification with the way of the Cross. Edith Stein provides a wonderful introduction to an extraordinary mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570754289
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Modern Spiritual Masters Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
303,237
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface11
Chronology13
Sources15
Introduction: Resilient in Hope17
1In and for the Life of the World35
Her Special Kind of Ecstasy36
A Different Ecstasy Again39
Without Barriers in the World42
Daily Work, "A Single Liturgy"43
Concern for Others59
"To Stand ... for Others"60
2Letting God's Plan Guide Us61
Lilies of the Field62
"A State of Resting in God"62
"Able to Rest in God"64
"Carried by a Strong Arm"67
"Living at the Lord's Hand"69
My Plans, God's Plans70
"Abiding in Her Providence"71
Discerning God's Designs73
Led by Another76
3Searching for Deep Truth80
"Empathy as the Understanding of Spiritual Persons"81
Confronting Beliefs82
Empathy Brings Comfort to a Friend86
Empathic Help for Others87
"Deeper" Impressions89
"All Who Seek Truth Seek God"90
"A Yearning for Unveiled Clarity"91
4Woman and Women94
Woman's Intrinsic Value in National Life95
"To Know and Understand the World and People"109
A Young Widow Prays113
Dogma's Door to Ordination Open114
Teresa, Great Woman117
Mary's Symbolic Value122
5Freedom at the Cross124
Eventually Golgotha125
"The Cross Has No Purpose of Itself"125
To Stand at the Cross127
Love of the Cross: Thoughts for John of the Cross128
Elevation of the Cross131
The Marriage of the Lamb134
Exaltation of the Cross141
Hail Cross, Our Only Hope!145
"Surrender Is the Highest Act of Freedom"145
To the Resurrection153

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