Saturday, February 26, 2011

Dr. Alice von Hildebrand on Edith Stein (Teresa Benedicta of the Cross)

Dr. Alice von Hildebrand has written a piece for Inside Catholic on Edith Stein, who became Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.  The German-Jewish philosopher and writer was an atheist by her teens, but converted to Christianity in 1922.  After being baptized into the Catholic Church she entered the Discalced Carmelites.  She was martyred in an Auschwitz gas chamber on August 9, 1942.

Go Read: Edith Stein: The Apostate Saint by Dr. Alice von Hildebrand

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