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Albert Schweitzer - Out of My Life and Thought - 9780801894121 - V9780801894121
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Out of My Life and Thought

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Description for Out of My Life and Thought Paperback. President Jimmy Carter, this edition features a new foreword by Lachlan Forrow, president of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Translator(s): Lemke, Antje Bultmann. Num Pages: 304 pages, 13, 13 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: BGHA; HP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 17. Weight in Grams: 360.
Published to commemorate Albert Schweitzer's only visit to the United States 60 years ago, this anniversary edition of his autobiography gives 21st-century readers a unique and authoritative account of the man John F. Kennedy called "one of the transcendent moral influences of our century." Schweitzer is celebrated around the world as a European pioneer of medical service in Africa, a groundbreaking philosopher and musical scholar, and a catalyst of environmental and peace activism. Yet people most revere Schweitzer for his dedication to serving others and his profound and influential ethic of reverence for life. For Schweitzer, reverence for life was ... Read more

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Johns Hopkins University Press United States
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About Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1952. Although he was highly gifted in science, theology, and music and as an author, Schweitzer dedicated the last six decades of his life to medicine and to a hospital he founded with his wife, Helene Breslau, in French Equatorial Africa, the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarene, Gabon. A true ... Read more

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Out of My Life and Thought shatters the old myth and allows us to glimpse the real Albert Schweitzer, a man whose moral example is as relevant and compelling... as it was in the 1930s on first publication. Eloquent and heartfelt. Los Angeles Times

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