Dawn Eden Goldstein gives Pope Francis copies of two of her books, the Italian edition of My Peace I Give You and the Spanish edition of Remembering God's Mercy, October 16, 2019.

Dawn Eden Goldstein, SThD, is the award-winning author of the biography of Edward Dowling, S.J., Father Ed: The Story of Bill W.'s Spiritual Sponsor, as well as Sunday Will Never Be the Same and (under the pen name Dawn Eden) The Thrill of the Chaste, My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints, and Remembering God's Mercy. Together her books have sold more than 60,000 copies worldwide in ten languages.

Dawn Eden Goldstein smiles at the camera
Dawn Eden Goldstein, June 2022. Photo: Jay Mallin.

Born in New York City, Dr. Goldstein began her working life as a rock-and-roll historian. She went on to editorial positions at the New York Post and the Daily News before publishing her first book in 2006. In 2016, she became the first woman to earn a doctorate in sacred theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake. Her book Remembering God's Mercy won First Place in the Inspirational category of the Association of Catholic Publishers 2017 Excellence in Publishing Awards. She lives in Washington, DC, and has taught at universities and seminaries in the United States, England, and India. Follow her on Twitter @dawnofmercy.

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