Both Edith Stein and Maximilian Kolbe are two 20th century religious people whose lives the Catholic Church have venerated under a particular subcategory known as “the Auschwitz saints”. August 9th marks the feast day of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross better known by her birth name of Saint Edith Stein and Saint Maxmilian Kolbe’s feast day follows 5 days later on August 14th.
In this fascinating and uniquely provocative book, Brad Kronen supports his belief that only by remembering the horrors from a not so civil time in the not so distant past can the modern world ensure itself a more civil, ethical, and globally humanist future.
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The lives of Argentina’s President and First Lady who governed over South America’s second largest country from the late 1940’s and early 50’s have been likened by many to be the stuff of fairy tales.
However, directly beneath that fairy-taled exterior lay hints of an insidious horror story that concluded with an ending which was anything but happy.
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Luke 1:10-13 – “And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest’s office before God in the order of his course, According to the custom of the priest’s office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord. And the whole multitude of the people were praying […]
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Luke 1: 5-9 – “There was in the days of Herod, the King of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the […]
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