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Albert Schweitzer : the man and his mind

Author: George Seaver
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography. An outline of his personality and his contributions to various fields.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Seaver
ISBN: 9780713609486 0713609486
OCLC Number: 784121
Description: xiii, 346 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: [from dust jacket] (Pt. 1. His life.) Memories of childhood and youth : music lessons at eight; early musings on the meaning of life --
Work at Strasburg University : Gospel questionings; studies and first travels; theology, philosophy and music --
Organs and organ-building : struggling for the "true organ"; regulations and organization --
Decision for service : from music to medicine; Schweitzer "chooses" Africa --
Lambaréné: first period : the practice of medicine and the practice of music in the primeval forest --
and some writing and thinking --
Visits to Sweden and elsewhere : doctoring and the war cease; organ recitals and lecture tours --
Lambaréné: second period : building a new hospital and fighting disease --
Visits to London and Prague : sermons, the Goethe address, and miscellaneous writing --
Lambaréné: third period : a time of ceaseless labor --
The guest-house at Günsbach : the birth of a Schweitzer "shrine" --
Later visits to Great Britain : new accolades and adventures --
Lambaréné: fourth period : war again; the last years in the jungle --
(Pt. 2. His thought.) The quest of the historical Jesus : "The most creative reconstruction of the life of Jesus ever made" --
Reception of "The Quest" in England : a new point of reference for German, English and American Biblical criticism --
The mysticism of Paul the Apostle : a vindication of his consistency --
Music, and the music of J.S. Bach : a leading interpreter evaluates the father of composers --
Indian thought and its development : a study that began in 1900 --
The ethic of reverence for life : the orthodoxy of his "heresies" --
Conclusion. --
(Appendices : three important papers.) Civilization and colonization --
Goethe --
Religion in modern civilization --
Index.
Responsibility: by George Seaver.

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