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world of Albert Schweitzer

Erica Anderson

world of Albert Schweitzer

a book of photographs

by Erica Anderson

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Published by HarperBros. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwithtext and captions by Eugene Exman.
ContributionsExman, Eugene.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13789249M

Most of all we fear the horned viper, a short, monstrous snake not more than a meter and a half long, its body ending in a short stump of tail. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription. This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes. Did Schweitzer succeed? On the other hand, patients received splendid medical care and few seemed to suffer greatly from the compound's lack of polish. If he has been touched by the ethic of reverence for life, he injures and destroys life only under a necessity he cannot avoid, and never from thoughtlessness.

Schweitzer depicted Jesus as a child of his times who shared the eschatological ideas of late Judaism and who looked for an immediate end of the world. Day by day, hour by hour, I move in it. There Goethe tells of the final experience of Faust, his last guilty action, when he determines to get rid of the hut which stands in his way by a slight and well-intentioned act of violence, because, as he says, he is tired of justice. But the wild animals are there, too. Babies, even in the leper enclave, dropped toys into the dust of the unpaved streets and then popped them into their mouths. He had barely started to clear the jungle when World War I broke out.

He held the view in the s that people had largely lost touch with their own will, having subjugated it to outside authority and sacrificed it to external circumstances. Like many others of his kind, he could not endure a uniform, and always went for the postman. Thousands flocked there, and thousands responded to Schweitzer's sermons as well as to his scalpel, for he believed that the good shepherd saves not only the animal but also his soul. He summarized it once by saying: "A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.


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world of Albert Schweitzer by Erica Anderson Download PDF Ebook

He responded with remarkable courtesy for about 20 minutes until one questioner prodded him for a specific application of Reverence for Life. He played Bach at Lambarene, too, on pianos especially lined with zinc to prevent rot.

Albert Schweitzer Quotes

He developed a simple style of performance, which he thought to be closer to what Bach had meant. Of course, for World of Albert Schweitzer book, Jesus was a failed messianic prophet. Schweitzer the philosopher and theologian InSchweitzer passed his first theological examination, and was awarded a scholarship to continue his studies at Strasbourg.

I gave it up For Children There are quite a few children's books about Albert Schweitzer, but I have world of Albert Schweitzer book read a few of them. In this and other works he stressed the eschatological views concerned with the consummation of history of Jesus and St.

All IP addresses in Germany are blocked. On the other hand, patients received splendid medical care and few seemed to suffer greatly from the compound's lack of polish.

His father taught him how to play music. The society, wary of Schweitzer's unorthodox religious views, had barred him from preaching at the station, but agreed to accept his medical skills.

Also included here are reviews of compilations of his writings. But this well-intentioned act of violence becomes in its execution a frightful deed of violence, in which people lose their lives, and the hut goes up in flames.

Schweitzer's life story is a shining example of a noble human life, and his thought sheds light on the path of our generation and of generations to come. In obedience to his nod of command, did the same, though with terrible twinges of conscience, vowing to myself that I would shoot directly he did.

The grave, on the banks of the Ogooue River, is marked by a cross he made himself.

Reverence for Life

Has it given you anything in return? At the same time, he was a child of the 19th century, accepting its creature comforts world of Albert Schweitzer book rejecting its complacent attitudes toward progress. I had always supposed that I should go there as a doctor.

Theology and Philosophy[ change change source ] Schweitzer became well known for his books on Jesus and Christianity. The natives have all the usual diseases, plus Hansen's disease leprosydysentery, elephantiasis, sleeping sickness, malaria, yellow fever and animal wounds.

No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing world of Albert Schweitzer book the publisher.Albert Schweitzer was a venerable French-German writer, humanitarian, medical missionary, theologian, physician, organist and philosopher.

He was the founder of Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Gabon. He is also renowned for being an organist and music scholar. Dec 11,  · Albert Schweitzer () won the Nobel Prize for Peace in Although he proved himself highly gifted in science, theology, and music, and as an author, Schweitzer dedicated the later part of his life to medicine and to a hospital he founded in French Equatorial galisend.com: May 31,  · The theologian, musician, philosopher and Nobel Prize-winning physician Albert Schweitzer is born on January 14, in Upper-Alsace, Germany (now Haut-Rhin, France).Albert Schweitzer hoped that the ethic pdf Reverence for Life would make its way in the world on the basis of pdf explanation of it in his books and talks, the example of his life and the force of its own argument based on the depth of fundamental thought.

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