Thank you for enrolling in our five-week course on St. Edith Stein with Elizabeth A. Mitchell.
St. Edith Stein as Modern Witness follows the footsteps of a modern saint, from childhood to conversion to contemplative to martyr for Christ against the Nazi persecution, calling each of us to give a fearless witness for the Truth today.
Syllabus: For the full list of reading assignments, please see the Course Syllabus.
Course Books: For this course we recommend all students obtain a copy of the course books. We will be using:
- Edith Stein: The Life of a Philosopher and Carmelite, Teresia Renata Posselt, O.C.D., ed. Susanne Batzdorff, Josephine Koeppel, and John Sullivan. Available at Amazon or at ICS Publications. This biography is written by Stein’s own Novice Director, then Mother Prioress of the Cologne Carmel when Stein lived there.
- Suggested secondary text: Edith Stein: Her Life in Photos and Documents, Maria Amata Neyer, O.C.D., trans. Waltraut Stein, Ph.D. Available at Amazon or ICS Publications.