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Edith Stein


Edith Stein, was a German Jewish philosopher who converted to Roman Catholicism and became a Discalced Carmelite nun. She is canonized as a martyr and saint of the Catholic Church, and she is one of six co-patron saints of Europe.


  • Personal 

  • Academic career 

  • Discalced Carmelite nun and martyr 

  • Legacy and veneration 

  • Writings translated into English