Stein, Edith

(1891-1942)
   German philosopher. She was born in Breslau. She converted to Catholicism in 1922; she was appointed lecturer at the Institute for Pedagogy at Munster in 1932, but in 1933 abandoned her post and entered the Carmelite convent in Cologne as Sister Theresa Benedicta of the Cross. In 1938 she moved to the Netherlands. Under the Nazis she was deported to Auschwitz where she died. Her collected works were published in five volumes.

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  • STEIN, EDITH — (1891–1942), German philosopher. Born in Breslau, of an Orthodox Jewish family, Edith Stein studied philosophy under edmund husserl at Goettingen and then became his first assistant at Freiburg University. Her dissertation, Zum Problem der… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Stein, Edith — ▪ German nun original name of  Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross , Latin,  Sancta Teresia Benedicta a Cruce   born Oct. 12, 1891, Breslau, Ger. [now Wrocław, Pol.] died Aug. 9/10, 1942, Auschwitz, Pol.  Roman Catholic convert from Judaism,… …   Universalium

  • Stein, Edith — (1891–1942)    Martyr.    Stein was born of a Jewish family in Breslau, Germany, and she was educated in Göttingen and Freiburg. In 1922 she was converted to Christianity and was baptised as a Roman Catholic. She was a signifi cant figure in the… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Édith Stein — Edith Stein Pour les articles homonymes, voir Edith, Stein et Sainte Thérèse. Sœur Thérèse Bénédicte de la Croix Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edith-Stein-Gymnasium — Schultyp Sprachliches und wirtschafts und sozialwissenschaftliches Gymnasium mit sozialwissenschaftlichem Profil für Mädchen Gründung 1847 Ort München Bundesland Bayern …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • STEIN (E.) — STEIN EDITH (1891 1942) Philosophe d’origine juive, Edith Stein fit ses premières études universitaires à Breslau, sa ville natale. En 1911, elle rejoint Husserl et son école à Göttingen; en 1915, elle s’engage comme aide infirmière dans un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stein (Familienname) — Stein ist ein Vorname und Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Varianten des Namens 3 Bekannte Namensträger 3.1 Familienname 3.1.1 A …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stein — is a German word meaning stone . It may also refer to:* Beer stein * Stein (brewery), a beer brewery in Bratislava, Slovakia * Stein (band), a German music group * USS Stein (FF 1065), a frigate in the U.S. Navy * Stein (mythology), a mythical… …   Wikipedia

  • Edith Stein — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Édith, Stein et Sainte Thérèse. Sœur Thérèse Bénédicte de la Croix Édith Stein en 1926 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edith Stein — Santa Teresa Benedicta de la Cruz O.C.D. Edith Stein en un sello postal alemán Mártir Nombre Edith Stein …   Wikipedia Español

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