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Explore the inspiring life of Edith Stein, a remarkable philosopher, theologian, and martyr. Learn about her profound insights, influential writings, and enduring impact on philosophy and spirituality.
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Next, on The Saints: Edith Stein

This week’s upcoming saint has two names you might have heard before: Theresa Benedicta of the Cross, or Edith Stein. Edith was born into a Jewish family, but she was agnostic and searching for something more by the time she finished her doctoral thesis at 25. She read a biography of Teresa of Ávila and, not long after, found herself a devout Catholic discerning entering Teresa’s order in 1922. A brilliant scholarly mind, Edith continued to teach until 1933, when the Nazi party began to take…

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