Stein, Edith (1891–1942)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Oderberg, D. S. 2011. Stein, Edith (1891–1942). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Born in Breslau, Germany, the youngest of 11 children of a devout Jewish family, Edith Stein is one of the 20th century's most famous converts from Judaism to Catholicism, known as both a philosopher and a holy Carmelite nun who perished in Auschwitz.
- Stein, Edith (1891–1942);
- student of phenomenology;
- carmelite order;
- rising anti-Semitism