In its article on Edith Stein (Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross) the online free encyclopedia, Wikipedia, lists the
following persons as her "intellectual and spiritual contemporaries of note."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Lutheran pastor, theologian and Christian martyr.
Simone Weil, philosopher and theological writer.
Jan Tyranowski, hermit layman and mentor to John Paul II.
Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement.
Catherine Doherty, founder of Madonna House Apostolate.
Martin Heidegger, philosopher, Rector of the University of Freiburg (1933-34), member Nazi Party.