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Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965)

Author of The Quest of the Historical Jesus

140+ Works 4,479 Members 37 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), the son of a Lutheran pastor, was born in Alsace. He earned doctorates in both philosophy and theology, and later earned his medical degree. He was Professor of Theology at the Theological Seminary of St. Thomas in Strasbourg. He spent most of his life as a physician show more in Gabon, Africa, in the village of Lambarene; and in 1953 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. He authored numerous works, including the renowned The Mystery of the Kingdom of God, The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle, and Out of My Life and Thought show less

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Works by Albert Schweitzer

The Quest of the Historical Jesus (1906) 951 copies, 2 reviews
Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography (1931) 744 copies, 5 reviews
Reverence for life (1956) 329 copies
Albert Schweitzer: An Anthology (1947) 193 copies, 1 review
J. S. Bach (Vol 1) (1911) 147 copies
On the Edge of the Primeval Forest (1922) 142 copies, 3 reviews
J. S. Bach (1905) 139 copies, 1 review
The Philosophy of Civilization (1946) 135 copies, 2 reviews
J. S. Bach (Volume 2) (1962) 118 copies
Indian Thought And Its Development (1935) 99 copies, 3 reviews
Paul and His Interpreters: A Critical History (1912) — Author — 88 copies, 1 review
Civilization and ethics (1923) 60 copies, 1 review
Memoirs of Childhood and Youth (1949) 59 copies, 1 review
The Light Within Us (1959) 51 copies, 1 review
On Nuclear War and Peace (1958) 46 copies
The Words of Albert Schweitzer (1984) 45 copies, 1 review
Pilgrimage to Humanity (1961) 37 copies
More from the Primeval Forest (1931) 35 copies, 2 reviews
African Notebook (1951) 29 copies
The Spiritual Life (Ecco Companions) (1956) 27 copies, 1 review
Music in the Life of Albert Schweitzer. (1951) — Contributor — 22 copies
Goethe: Four Studies (1948) 17 copies
Goethe: Five Studies (1961) 14 copies
The Story Of My Pelican (1960) 11 copies
Selbstzeugnisse (1959) 10 copies
Goethe: Two addresses (1948) 6 copies
Bach: El músico poeta (1955) 6 copies
Albert Schweitzer (1656) 6 copies, 1 review
Ehrfurcht vor den Tieren (2006) 3 copies
Hva kan vi gjøre? (1975) 2 copies
El camino hacia ti mismo 2 copies, 1 review
Baroce Sacred 2 copies
Storie africane 2 copies
Mit Afrika 1 copy
Six essais sur Goethe (1999) 1 copy
Il nostro grande amico (1972) 1 copy
Gelebter Glaube (1959) 1 copy
Zeit (2012) 1 copy
Infanzia e Giovinezza. (1990) 1 copy
Correspondance: l'amitié dans l'amour (2005) — Author — 1 copy
Correspondance: l'amour dans l'amitié (2009) — Author — 1 copy
Correspondance: l'alliance (2011) — Author — 1 copy
Plays Bach 1 1 copy

Associated Works

A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Contributor — 84 copies
Sunstone - Vol. 19:1, Issue 101, March 1996 (1996) — Contributor — 2 copies
Mein Onkel Bery : Erinnerungen an Albert Schweitzer (1977) — Associated Name — 2 copies

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Schweitzer reviews the world's major ethical systems in search of the essential principle of "the moral," after which the world and life-affirming ethic of "reverence for life" is set forth. Through Schweitzer's guidance, man will strive for spiritual and ethical self-fulfillment which in turn may be actualized in all the processes of the world, making us a truly civilized people. Schweitzer's ultimate goal is to help us recognize that the source of universal misery and catastrophe is the absence of a theory of the universe.… (more)
 
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PendleHillLibrary | May 6, 2024 |
a critical history
 
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SrMaryLea | Aug 22, 2023 |
Schweitzer lays out his theory of Jesus' understanding of his own mission.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | Aug 8, 2023 |
Schweitzer's book is the definitive book on the subject. It has shaped and inspired the quest for the historical Jesus.
 
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Works
140
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Members
4,479
Popularity
#5,594
Rating
3.8
Reviews
37
ISBNs
335
Languages
18
Favorited
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