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Edith Stein and the Carmelites

Early Phenomenology : Metaphysics, Ethics, and the Philosophy of Religion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016


...At the age of forty-two, Edith Stein entered the Carmelite convent and became Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. She was deeply influenced by two earlier Carmelites: Theresa of Avila and John of the Cross. In this essay I will to discuss...

Stein, Edith (1891–1942)

Elisa Magrì

Elisa Magrì is with the Philosophy Department, Boston College, Boston, MA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biographical Entry

...Edith Stein was born on October 12, 1891, in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) to a Jewish family. She entered the University of Breslau in 1911 to study psychology and philosophy, but moved to Göttingen after four semesters to study philosophy...