Carmelite Authors 101: Edith Stein/St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
December 4, 2010
Presenter: John Sullivan, O.C.D., regional superior, Washington Province of the Discalced Carmelite friars, and Carmelite educator and editor
This lecture reviews the life and writings of Edith Stein, German philosopher, Jewish convert to Catholicism, and Carmelite nun, who was martyred in Auschwitz in 1942. Fr. Sullivan highlights the timeliness of her work for today and discusses approaches to her significant literary output.
Cosponsored by the Institute of Carmelite Studies, the School of Theology and Ministry, and The Church in the 21st Century Center.