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At work with Albert Schweitzer

L. Ostergaard-Christensen

At work with Albert Schweitzer

by L. Ostergaard-Christensen

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Published by George Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schweitzer, Albert, -- 1875-1965.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published as "Dansk laege hos Albert Schweitzer".Munksgaard,1959.

    Statementtranslated from the Danish by H.F.Lyon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118p.,ill.,21cm
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19939645M

    Doubtless Schweitzer’s most influential scholarly work was his survey of studies on the life of Jesus, The Quest of the Historical Jesus: A critical study of its progress from Reimarus to Wrede, a work he wrote not even being thirty years old. In this book, written in a lively style, Schweitzer discusses and critiques approximately Schweitzer, Albert In terms of intellectual achievement and practical morality, Albert Schweitzer has been described as probably the noblest figure of the 20th century. Born in , heFile Size: KB.

    Albert Schweitzer was born at Kaystersberg, Haute Alsace (now Haut-Rhin), Jan. 14, , just two months after Germany had annexed the province from war-prostrate France. During that year, his father, a Lutheran pastor, moved his wife and eldest son to the neighboring village of Gunsbach amid the foothills of the Vosges. - Explore travisrandrews's board "Albert Schweitzer" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Albert schweitzer quotes, Equatorial africa and How to memorize things pins.

    goes even beyond this achievement. What schweitzer did with this book was open up new, creative possibilities for the interpretation of the new t estament. It is my intention in this paper to articulate this dimension of schweitzer’s legacy which I do not think has been emphasized enough. Albert Schweitzer and the Quest of the Historical JesusFile Size: 97KB. Albert Schweitzer’s ethical principles meant that he tried to have a personal and spiritual relationship with the universe. It also meant that he was vegetarian. Schweitzer in Africa. Albert Schweitzer spent most of his life in Lambarene, Africa. In , he was inspired to help sick people in the world, so he studied medicine.


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At Work With Albert Schweitzer [L Ostergaard-Christensen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A seminal work, Schweitzer’s book brings into focus the social and political currents of Jesus’s time to rebut previous authors’ hypotheses and form an entirely new one of his own.

A milestone text in its time, Schweitzer’s book was so dominant that virtually no new scholarly investigations of the historical Jesus were published for decades after its initial release.

At work with Albert Schweitzer. Boston, Beacon Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L Ostergaard-Christensen.

InAlbert Schweitzer may be a somewhat forgotten, or even a controversial, figure but a half a century or more ago, the mere mention of the name Schweitzer instantly conjured up images of Author: Dr. Howard Markel. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "albert schweitzer".

The second edition of this biography of humanitarian Albert Schweitzer has been updated to include documents discovered since the work was originally written, including the letters between Schweitzer and Helene Bresslau written during the ten years before their marriage.

OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Dansk laege hos Albert Schweitzer. Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Dansk laege hos Albert.

Authored by Nobel Prize winner, Albert Schweitzer, this landmark work consolidated decades of investigation into finding some sort of coherent vision of the human Jesus /5.

Quotes from At Work with Albert Schweitzer "Sunday can be a long and trying day for us. The heat seems twice as oppressive when there is nothing to do. At work with Albert Schweitzer book if work in an operating theatre, which has the same stagnant, hot and humid atmosphere as a greenhouse, can be a strain both physically and mentally, the excitement of the work makes one forget the discomfort.

Albert Schweitzer, born on Janu in Alsace, Germany (now a part of France), was the son of a Lutheran minister and member of a family of ministers, scholars and musicians, which included a famous cousin, Jean-Paul Sartre.

As a child, Schweitzer played the organ and piano, and was only nine when he first performed at his father’s Author: Siang Yong Tan, Yvonne Tatsumura. Syracuse University Press is publishing a revised edition of this book in the Fall of The new edition will be greatly expanded, making use of newly discovered correspondence covering the ten-year secret relationship between Albert Schweitzer and Cited by: Looking for books by Albert Schweitzer.

See all books authored by Albert Schweitzer, including Geschichte der Leben-Jesu-Forschung, and The World Treasury of Modern Religious Thought, and more on In this groundbreaking work that made his reputation as a theologian, Albert Schweitzer traces the search for the historical person of Jesus (apart from the Christ of faith) and puts forward his own view of Jesus as an apocalyptic figure who preached a radical message of the coming of the Kingdom of by: Albert Schweitzer was born on 14 January in Kaysersberg, a little village in Upper Alsace, where his father, Louise Schweitzer, was a pastor of a small Protestant congregation.

His mother, Adèle nee Schillinger, was the daughter of a pastor from Muhlbach. Albert Schweitzer’s “The Philosophy of Civilization” is one of the best books I have ever read.

Schweitzer establishes his position as both a strict rationalist and a mystic. I found this odd, but interesting. He argues that we need an optimistic ethic that embraces both life (this life) and progress/5(17). The best Schweitzer biography that I have read is James Brabazon's Albert Schweitzer: A Biography, Second Edition.

Be sure to get the second edition, which has many interesting updates from the first edition. For Children There are quite a few children's books about Albert Schweitzer, but I have only read a few of them.

Page - He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. 43 He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.

44 The thieves also, which were 5/5(1). A monument in historical Jesus studies In this revised translation and retrieval of the full text of the revised German edition, Schweitzer describes and critiques eighteenth and nineteenth century attempts at retrieving the "Jesus of history" and stands at the crossroads of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to bring closure to the former, and to open the latter for New Testament scholarship.

― Albert Schweitzer, The Quest of the Historical Jesus “ Bauer 's 'Criticism of the Gospel History' is worth a good dozen Lives of Jesus, because his work, as we are only now coming to recognise, after half a century, is the ablest and most complete collection of the difficulties of the Life of Jesus which is anywhere to be found.”Cited by: The value of his work in his little hospital was finally becoming known.

InAlbert Schweitzer received the Nobel Peace Prize. All the money he received from that prize was used to build a new building in his camp at Lambarene to house lepers.

Shortly before she died, Schweitzer's wife asked him how long he planned to stay in Africa. In this book, Schweitzer traces the historical progress of 'Historical Jesus' research, from Hermann Reimarus in the mid 18th century, to William Wrede at the turn of the 20th.

Schweitzer showed how Jesus' image had changed with the times and with the personal proclivities of the various authors/5().At Lambaréné, Schweitzer was doctor and surgeon in the hospital, pastor of a congregation, administrator of a village, superintendent of buildings and grounds, writer of scholarly books, commentator on contemporary history, musician, host to countless visitors.Albert Schweitzer.

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