Communion with Christ: According to Saint Teresa Benedicta by Sister M. Regina van den Berg PDF

By Sister M. Regina van den Berg

ISBN-10: 1586179519

ISBN-13: 9781586179519

Pope Saint John Paul II declared that the nice problem for Christians this present day is to turn into "the domestic and faculty of communion." St. Teresa Benedicta (Edith Stein) in her existence and her writings, is a definite consultant to achieving the communion for which each and every human middle longs. This paintings considers St. Teresa's existence and writings within the context of the "spirituality of communion." As a thinker she used to be directed in the direction of achieving communion with the reality, and he or she found that fact was once anyone, Jesus Christ. As a Carmelite nun she gave up every little thing for communion with him.

Dr. Alice von Hildebrand, within the foreword, says Edith Stein's message "is above her time" and that the writer, Sister M. Regina van den Berg, "is good certified to write down this type of book." Sister Regina explores intimately Edith Stein's conception of empathy as built in her doctoral dissertation, in addition to her conception of neighborhood. Sister Regina has extensively utilized a few Edith Stein's writings which, until eventually this paintings, haven't but been to be had in English translation.

every one bankruptcy explores a side of 'communion,' richly revealing how Edith Stein, "a Jew who grew to become a thinker. . . a convert to Catholicism who grew to become a Carmelite nun and topped her existence with martyrdom." Stein's paintings "provides insights which could aid us develop within the spirituality of communion, first via offering to us the reality in regards to the human person's nature and vocation after which through exhibiting us how we will arrive at a spirituality of communion within the a number of facets of life."

Sister M. Regina van den Berg, F.S.G.M., got her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Catholic college of the United States. She has served in a variety of apostolates for her non secular neighborhood and presently is living in Rome.

Praise for Communion with Christ:

"Philosopher, convert and martyr Edith Stein is having fun with a hard-earned revival of curiosity nowadays. Readers of this transparent and cautious learn will come away with a more robust feel of the intensity and breadth of Edith's notion, that's as proper this day as ever."
- Colleen Carroll Campbell, writer, My Sisters the Saints: a religious Memoir

"This is a perfect advent for somebody wishing to profit how one of many maximum saints of our time estimated and lived the 'science of the Cross.' "
- sunrise Eden, writer, My Peace I offer you: therapeutic Sexual Wounds with the aid of the Saints

"Sister Regina provides a deeply mature and incisive research of the center of Stein's instructing on communion as a union of hearts and minds eventually united in the direction of one everlasting objective and divine destiny."
- Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell, S.C.D., writer, Artist and photo: inventive Creativity and private Formation within the considered Edith Stein

"Sister Regina unveils the depths of Edith Stein's insights, revealing Stein's nuanced account of group among men and women, human and angelic groups, club within the Mystical physique, and so forth. a powerful success that teaches a lot approximately tips to be extra absolutely human."
- Sarah Borden Sharkey, affiliate Professor of Philosophy, Wheaton collage

"This ebook may help the reader deepen an appreciation for the importance of Teresa Benedicta/Edith Stein in modern debates."
- Fr. John Sullivan, O.C.D., Institute of Carmelite stories

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