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Life in a Jewish Family: An Autobiography, 1891-1916  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 1)

Life in a Jewish Family: An Autobiography, 1891-1916 (CWES, vol. 1)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

This initial volume of the Collected Works of Edith Stein offers, for the first time in English, the unabridged biography of Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross), depicting her life as a child and young adult. Her text ends abruptly because the Nazi SS arrested, then deported, her to the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1942.

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Essays On Woman  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 2)

Essays On Woman (CWES, vol. 2)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Her writings on woman are the fruit of both reflection and debate with other leaders of the Catholic feminist movement in German-speaking countries between the World Wars.

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On The Problem of Empathy  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 3)

On The Problem of Empathy (CWES, vol. 3)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Edith Stein's doctoral dissertation under Husserl, with index.

Early in Edith Stein's philosophical output stands her doctoral dissertation defended in 1916 at Freiburg-im-Breisgau. On the Problem of Empathy is the fruit of several years' work with the founder of phenomenology and the director of the dissertation itself, Edmund Husserl.

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The Hidden Life: Essays, Meditations, Spiritual Texts  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 4)

The Hidden Life: Essays, Meditations, Spiritual Texts (CWES, vol. 4)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

An inspiring collection of Edith Stein's shorter spiritual writings, composed during her final years, often at the request of her Carmelite superiors. Here the noted philosopher, Catholic feminist, and convert shares her reflections on prayer, liturgy, the lives of holy women, the spirit of Carmel, the mystery of the Christian vocation, and the meaning of the cross in our lives. These essays, poems, and dramatic pieces offer readers a unique glimpse into the hidden life of one of the twentieth century's most remarkable women.

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Self-Portrait In Letters, 1916-1942  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 5)

Self-Portrait In Letters, 1916-1942 (CWES, vol. 5)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Edith Stein comes alive through these warm, totally attentive letters. She joins a deeply sensitive heart with her keen intelligence, revealing herself to be a wise mentor and a caring friend available to anyone who approached her. Here we learn what was truly important to her: the total well-being of those who treasured her letters enough to preserve them even while suffering the havoc of war and oppression. This volume offers the first English translation of the majority of her surviving letters, with 4 photos and an index of recipients.

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The Science of the Cross  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 6)

The Science of the Cross (CWES, vol. 6)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

To help celebrate the fourth centenary of the birth of St. John of the Cross in 1542, Edith Stein received the task of preparing a study of his writings. She uses her skill as a philosopher to enter into an illuminating reflection on the difference between the two symbols of cross and night. Pointing out how entering the night is synonymous with carrying the cross, she provides a condensed presentation of John's thought on the active and passive nights, as discussed in The Ascent of Mount Carmel and The Dark Night.

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Philosophy of Psychology  and the Humanities  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 7)
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Philosophy of Psychology and the Humanities (CWES, vol. 7)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Edith Stein's analysis of the interplay between the philosophy of psychology and cultural studies, particularly psychoanalytic theory and behaviorism.

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Knowledge and Faith  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 8)
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Knowledge and Faith (CWES, vol. 8)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Five contributions on the title themes, including two of Stein's most famous essays: a comparison of Husserl and Aquinas, and an examination of the "Ways to Know God" according to Pseudo-Dionysius.

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Finite and Eternal Being:  An Attempt at an Ascent  to the Meaning of Being  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 9)
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Finite and Eternal Being: An Attempt at an Ascent to the Meaning of Being (CWES, vol. 9)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Edith's careful analysis gradually shows how the being of all finite existents (the human "I") finds its ultimate ground and destiny in the eternal Divine Being.

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An Investigation Concerning the State  (Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 10)

An Investigation Concerning the State (CWES, vol. 10)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Any state exists only for the benefit of human beings. This basic tenet of Edith Stein's political thought rests on her conviction that humanity is fundamentally one community, precious beyond measure. Stein wrote this treatise in the early days of WWI.

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Potency and Act: Studies Toward a Philosophy of Being  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 11)

Potency and Act: Studies Toward a Philosophy of Being (CWES, vol. 11)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Potency and Act is the second of three works in which Edith Stein said she endeavored to fulfill her “proper mission’ in philosophy, her “life’s task”: relating the phenomenology of her teacher Edmund Husserl and the scholasticism of St. Thomas Aquinas. But more than “critically comparing” the two ways of thinking, she wished to “fuse” them into her own “philosophical system,” searching for that perennial philosophy lying “beyond ages and peoples, common to all who honestly seek truth.”

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Edith Stein: Letters to Roman Ingarden  (The Collected Works of Edith Stein, vol. 12)

Edith Stein: Letters to Roman Ingarden (CWES, vol. 12)

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Edith Stein and Roman Ingarden, both students of Edmund Husserl, the founder of phenomenology, corresponded extensively between 1917 and 1938. These 162 letters, most published here for the first time, reveal a friendship that spanned the adult lives of these two important 20th-century thinkers.

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Edith Stein: Her Life in Photos  and Documents

Edith Stein: Her Life in Photos and Documents

Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Pictorial biography of Edith Stein, by one of the leading experts on Edith Stein; this volume also shows us the people and places she knew, with over 100 photos. An excellent book for anyone seeking a brief and readable introduction to Edith Stein's life.

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Holiness Befits Your House: Documentation on the Canonization of Edith Stein
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Holiness Befits Your House

John Sullivan, OCD

This volume includes a collection of papal documents and other materials related to the beatification and canonization of Edith Stein.

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Edith Stein: The Life of a Philosopher and Carmelite

Edith Stein: The Life of a Philosopher and Carmelite

Teresia Renata Posselt, OCD

The first biography of Edith Stein, written by her prioress in the Cologne Carmel, was out of print for half a century. The original text, “a wreath of recollections, lovingly woven together,” is here re-edited and enhanced by scholarly perspectives, and also updated and corrected in the light of information that was not available to the author at the time. The book includes 9 photos.

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Listening to Edith Stein: Wisdom for a New Century (Carmelite Studies 12)

Listening to Edith Stein: Wisdom for a New Century (Carmelite Studies 12)

Kathleen Haney (Editor)

Focusing on various aspects of the multifaceted work of Edith Stein—Teresa Benedicta of the Cross—(1891-1942), each of these thirteen international Stein scholars contributes to the important task of identifying Stein’s distinctive voice in the perennial human quest for truth. This Carmelite Studies volume offers valuable content for academics seeking further insights from Stein’s rich philosophical contributions as well as for the general reader looking for deeper understanding of St. Edith Stein’s approach to prayer, renewal or feminism. A unique opportunity to “listen” to the voice and wisdom of this 20th century philosopher, convert, Carmelite and martyr.

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