EDITH STEIN: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF SAINT
TERESA BENEDICTA OF THE CROSS. In the wake of World War I, when neither Jews nor women were widely accepted in academia, Edith Stein rose to prominence as a leading philosopher who thrived in the intellectual community in Germany. She shocked both her Jewish family and her academic friends when she fell in love with Jesus Christ. Author Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda presents a multifaceted portrait of Edith Stein as seen by scholars, friends, and relatives - Catholics and Jews alike. Enter into her interior life and find what took her from the depths of atheism to the heights of sainthood. Paperback. 221 pages.