The Writings of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross ( Edith Stein) Lecture

We are pleased to offer you this lecture series on Carmelite Spirituality cosponsored by the Institute of Carmelite Studies, The Church in the 21st Century Center, and the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

A Lecture by Father John Sullivan

Fr. John Sullivan is a Carmelite Friar and past Provincial for the Washington Province. Father John was educated in Rome and has an Father John SullivanS.T.L. Degree in Theology. He has held a great variety of administrative and ministerial positions within the Province and Order. He has also been Chairman of the Institute of Carmelite Studies and Publisher and Editor of ICS Publications.

This lecture reviews the life and writings of Edith Stein, German philosopher, Jewish convert to Catholicism, and Carmelite nun, who was martyred in Auschwitz in 1942. Fr. Sullivan highlights the timeliness of her work for today and discusses approaches to her significant literary output.

We hope you enjoy this talk on St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.