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Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné

Norman Cousins

Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné

by Norman Cousins

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Norman Cousins ; with photographs by Clara Urquhart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT1098 .S45C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15344062M

    Albert Schweitzer died on September 4, , at the age of 90, in his modest quarters at Lambaréné, and was buried on the banks of the Ogowe River, a simple self-made cross marking his grave. Today, his hospital at Lambaréné continues to serve the needs of the people of the : Siang Yong Tan, Yvonne Tatsumura. The definitive biography of one of the titans of our time, together with a full appreciation of his revolutionary thought and writings, is now revised to include new materials on the eighth decade of Dr. Schweitzer's life and work at Lambaréné. The book tells two exciting stories: the outward events of Schweitzer's life—his childhood in.

    Dr. Franck was an accomplished artist whose works are part of the permanent collection of many museums. He had an eye for detail that informs and enlivens his account of life at Lambaréné with Dr. Schweitzer. Moreover, he has filled this book with sketches of the hospital, the village, the inhabitants, and Dr. Schweitzer. Albert Schweitzer, (born Jan. 14, , Kaysersberg, Upper Alsace, Ger. [now in France]—died Sept. 4, , Lambaréné, Gabon), Alsatian-German theologian, philosopher, organist, and mission doctor in equatorial Africa, who received the Nobel Prize for Peace for his efforts in behalf of “the Brotherhood of Nations.”. The eldest son of a Lutheran pastor, Schweitzer studied.

      A Treasury of Albert Schweitzer - Ebook written by Albert Schweitzer. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Treasury of Albert Schweitzer.   The definitive biography of one of the titans of our time, together with a full appreciation of his revolutionary thought and writings, is now revised to include new materials on the eighth decade of Dr. Schweitzer’s life and work at Lambaréné. The book tells two exciting stories: the outward events of Schweitzer’s life—his childhood in Author: George Seaver.


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SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose/5(6). The book does an excellent job of letting the reader understand Dr.

Schweitzer, and of portraying his daily life from the perspective of an aclaimed journalist. This view of Schweitzer's life is presented while Mr. Cousins has an agenda to save the doctor's handwritten manuscripts and convince the doctor to speak out against nuclear testing /5(7). Albert Schweitzer OM (German: [ˈalbɛʁt ˈʃvaɪ̯t͡sɐ] (); 14 January – 4 September ) was an Alsatian was a theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician.

A Lutheran, Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of Jesus as depicted by the historical-critical method current at this time, as well as the traditional Christian : Goethe Prize (), Nobel Peace Prize (). Read this book on Questia. At the end of dinner each evening at his jungle Hos- pital in Lambaréné, French Equatorial Africa, Dr.

Albert Schweit- zer would fold his napkin, announce the number of the hymn to be sung, get up and walk over to the upright piano on the other side of the room.

‎DR. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose.

Norman Cousins attempts to con. This book was an absolute joy to read. The author, Norman Cousins, spent several days in Lambaréné to observe Albert Schweitzer's hospital, speak with him about his unpublished manuscripts, and to catch a glimpse of what Schweitzer thought about world peace/5.

Among his many charitable works, Dr. Schweitzer founded a hospital in Lambaréné, which was situated in what was then known as French Equatorial Africa, and is today the capital of the province Author: Dr. Howard Markel. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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DR. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in : Golden Springs Publishing. Unlock This Study Guide Now.

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Critical Essays; Analysis; You'll also. 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.

The honors he received were numerous, including the Goethe Prize of Frankfurt and. SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose.

Schweitzer of Lambaréné was published inbut in its presentation of Schweitzer and its handling of social issues, the book anticipates a type of biography for young adults that.

Reviews of and Quotes From Books About Dr. Schweitzer Here is my review of a book about Dr. Schweitzer. All the books I review are in English. Many of them are out of print, but generally can be found by a book search from a good used-book dealer.

SCHWEITZER OF LAMBARÉNÉ is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in : Golden Springs Publishing.

Dr. Schweitzer Of Lambaréné and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Books › Literature & Fiction › Literary Share. 1 Used from CDN$ See All Buying Options Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene Paperback – Sept. 10 /5(2). EBOOK SYNOPSIS: This unique and highly-acclaimed small volume shows - primarily through Dr.

Schweitzer's own words - how his philosophy of "reverence for life" developed, from childhood, as his long life demonstrates how the philosopher-physician-musician carried out his philosophy at his African hospital, in Europe and the U.S.A and how he inspired the animal protection and.

Albert Schweitzer, M.D., OM, (Janu - September 4, ) was an Alsatian theologian, musician, philosopher, and was born in Kaisersberg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany (now Kaysersberg, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France). He challenged both the secular view of historical Jesus current at his time and the traditional Christian view, depicting a Jesus who expected the imminent end of.

Albert Schweitzer founded one of the first hospitals in Gabon and dedicated a large portion of his life to treating diseases here. I didn't know much about him or his work before visiting this museum and found it really interesting with a nice collection.4/5(15).

Albert Schweitzer, M.D., OM, was an Alsatian theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. He was born in Kaisersberg in Alsace-Lorraine, a Germanophone region which the German Empire returned to France after World War I. Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of historical Jesus current at his time and the traditional Christian view, depicting a Jesus who expected the imminent end of the/5.that man was Albert schweitzer.

schweitzer is well known as a great humanitarian and as a winner of the nobel Peace Prize. He was a truly remarkable man. He was a renowned musician, a medical doctor who devoted his life to building and running a hospital in Lambaréné in Gabon, and a great Biblical scholar.

Perhaps his best knownFile Size: 97KB. Collected here in a single volume are the most important philosophical writings of Albert Schweitzer, one of the greatest thinkers and humanitarians of our time. Carefully chosen from among his many written works, the selections in this anthology illuminate and amplify Dr.

Schweitzer’s cardinal principle of belief—a reverence for : Philosophical Library/Open Road.