The Philosophy of Edith Stein

By |2018-11-14T18:14:07-05:00November 16th, 2014|Categories: Books, Featured, Philosophy, Robert Cheeks|Tags: |

One of the typical phenomena of the twentieth century is the event of spiritually energetic people breaking out of the dominant intellectual group in order to find the reality that has been lost.–Eric Voeglin [1] In the introduction to her magnum opus, Finite and Eternal Being, Edith Stein writes, “For the self-limitation of his power as [...]

Made in America: Massacring the Innocents of Nagasaki

By |2017-06-15T16:05:38-05:00August 8th, 2010|Categories: Bradley J. Birzer, Catholicism, Conservatism, Foreign Affairs, Russell Kirk|Tags: , |

Edith Stein Today is the Feast of St. Edith Stein, martyred in the modern Golgotha of Auschwitz. The National Socialists executed her sixty-eight years ago. Exactly three years later, sixty-five years ago today, the United States B-29 bomber, the Bockscar, under the command of Charles Sweeney, dropped the atomic bomb known as [...]