Alex Terego
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Pages: 45

Professor Jan Nota, who was greatly attached to Edith Stein, wrote after her death: “She is a witness to God's presence in a world where God is absent.”Stein was beatified as a martyr on May 1, 1987, in Cologne, Germany by Pope John Paul II and then canonized by him 11 years later on October 11, 1998.She is seen by Catholics as a symbol of solidarity with all Jews especially those who were murdered by the Nazis. A friend who recently visited Auschwitz told me that her response to the place was the overwhelming silence. A reverential silence shared by all humanity by condemning such atrocities.Her martyrdom is of course what most of us remember about Sister Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. But she also made significant contributions to the theory of holistic education, to the field of phenomenological and scholastic philosophy.About the "A Handful of Catholics" Series: It is my ...
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