Edith Stein, a biography

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Harper & Row, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 127 pages
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Chronicles the hitherto untold story of a Jewish woman who converted to Catholicism, became a nun, achieved success in German philosophy, and was sent to a Nazi death camp when she refused to deny her Jewish heritage

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Born into a devout German Jewish family, Edith Stein always excelled academically. At university she served as assistant to the phenomenologist Edmund Husserl. Her philosophical inquiries led her ... Read full review

Contents

Childhood and Loss of Faith
1
From Psychology to Philosophy
10
What Is Truth?
18
Copyright

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