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Contemplating Edith Stein

Author: Joyce Avrech Berkman
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Controversy surrounding the beatification and canonization of Edith Stein, a Catholic convert of Jewish heritage who was murdered at Auschwitz, has eclipsed scholarly and public attention to Stein's extraordinary development as a philosopher. Divided into three sections--biographical explorations, Stein's feminist theory and pedagogy, and her creative philosophical contributions--the sixteen essays in this volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Contemplating Edith Stein.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607745071
Named Person: Edith Stein, Saint; Edith Stein
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Avrech Berkman
ISBN: 0268021880 9780268021887 0268021899 9780268021894
OCLC Number: 62509085
Description: xiii, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Intellectual passion of Edith Stein: a biographical profile / Joyce Avrech Berkman --
In search of Edith Stein: beyond hagiography / Dana K. Greene --
Edith Stein (Poland, 1942): a book sealed with seven seals / Patricia Hampl --
Some instances of Edith Stein's humor and compassion / John Sullivan --
Edith Stein's passing gestures: intimate histories, empathic portraits / Scott Spector --
Complex modernity of Edith Stein: new gender relations and options for women in early-twentieth-century Germany / Theresa Wobbe --
Moments in Edith Stein's years of crisis, 1918--1922 / Angelika von Renteln --
"His whole life consisted of a search for religious truth": Edith Stein in conversation with John Henry Newman / Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz --
German-Jewish symbiosis in flux: Edith Stein's complex national/ethnic identity / Joyce Avrech Berkman --
Edith Stein: essential differences / Linda Lopez McAlister --
Edith Stein: a reading of her feminist thought / Rachel Feldhay Brenner --
Edith Stein's philosophy of "liberal" education / Lisa M. Dolling --
Assistant and/or collaborator? Edith Stein's relationship to Edmund Husserl's Ideen II / Antonio Calcagno --
Ontology, metaphysics, and life in Edith Stein / Angela Ales Bello --
What makes you you? Individuality in Edith Stein / Sarah Borden --
Religious-philosophical reflections on the relationship of freedom and commitment in Edith Stein and Simone Weil / Beate Beckmann-Zöller --
Review of literature in English on Edith Stein / Sarah Borden.
Responsibility: edited by Joyce Avrech Berkman.
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Edith Stein, a Catholic convert of Jewish heritage is the second woman in German history to be awarded a PhD in philosophy. The sixteen essays in this collection, written by scholars from the US and  Read more...

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