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By Peter Selg

Maria Krehbiel-Darmstädter (1892–1943), who was once killed at Auschwitz, used to be a hugely talented scholar of Rudolf Steiner and a member of The Christian group. Born right into a Jewish relations in Mannheim, she used to be deported to Gurs camp within the Pyrénées on October 22, 1940, the place she survived harsh stipulations and helped lots of her fellow inmates. Following transitority sick-leave (under police supervision) in Limonest close to Lyon, and a failed try to flee to Switzerland, she used to be delivered to Drancy transit camp close to Paris sooner than being taken to Auschwitz.

This e-book deals distinctive testimony of a person rooted in esoteric Christianity and religious technology who discovered resources of internal resistance in the course of one in all history’s darkest sessions. because the portrait of a hugely moral and sorely attempted lady amid catastrophic stipulations, it describes her existential efforts to summon powers of focus, meditation, and commitment to others, exhibiting how those persisted to notify her outlook and activities to the very end.

Polish Jews in Drancy pointed out Maria Krehbiel-Darmstädter as Mère Maria. They skilled her precise spirituality and private characteristics and a profound religiosity that retained an internal reference to the Christian sacramental international, even within the such a lot desolate circumstances.

From Gurs to Auschwitwitz provides a tremendous voice to literature at the Holocost and shines a gentle at the nature of religious, internal resistance throughout the darkish years of worldwide conflict II in Europe.

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