Albert Schweitzer

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French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)


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Marxsen brings a long overdue recognition to the life and contributions Helene Schweitzer-Bresslau's were formerly overshadowed by her famous husband, Albert Schweitzer.
The original Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, which began in 1979, continues to send medical students to work at a hospital Schweitzer founded in Lambarene, Gabon.
Joining approximately 220 other Albert Schweitzer Fellows working at 13 program sites, 12 in the U.
After a hard surgery, Albert Schweitzer became an assistant in dermatology clinic, and a pastor of St.
We reviewed cases of Buruli ulcer at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital.
Retailers are being pressured by the Albert Schweitzer Foundation and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to stop carrying lobster- both frozen and fresh.
In his remarks, Obama pointed out that his own accomplishments were "slight" compared to "the giants of history who have received the prize," among them Albert Schweitzer.
Dunham was the recipient of some of the art world's most prestigious awards, including the National Medal of Arts, the Albert Schweitzer Music Award (presented at Carnegie Hall), as well as decorations from the French and Haitian governments.
On September 4, 1965 (now forty years ago), Albert Schweitzer died in Lambarene, French Equatorial Africa (the present Republic of Gabon), where he and his wife, Helene, had set up a clinic in 1913 to help people in need of healing and medicine.
Ernst Kasemann writes, "William Wrede and Albert Schweitzer both already considered that the doctrine of justification was a mere tributary of Pauline theology .
Epstein, author of "Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War" (in the January/ February 2005 Humanist), was honored on June 10 by the Albert Schweitzer World Academy of Medicine with the 2005 Albert Schweitzer Golden Grand Medal for Humanitarianism, the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa in Humanities, and honorary membership in the Polish Academy of Medicine "for his longstanding and pioneering international contributions to cancer prevention.
Albert Schweitzer wrote in 1906 in The Quest of the Historical Jesus that "there is no historical task which so reveals a man's true self as the writing of a Life of Jesus.
A first way will be historical; two highly specific bodies of work on Patrice Lumumba and Albert Schweitzer will be highlighting a problematic postcolonial mentality.
Toward the end of life, however, he took them down and replaced them with portraits of Albert Schweitzer and Mahatma Gandhi.
A solid introduction to ecotheology, it leads off with essays from the canon of American nature writing and then goes through early Buddhist and Hindu views to Judeo-Christian and Native American spirituality, on to environmental ideas from Lao Tzu, Albert Schweitzer, and Black Elk, and finally to the Evangelical Lutheran Church.