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. A truly informed and informative read that is inherently absorbing and candidly fascinating from beginning to end, "Helene Schweitzer: A Life of Her Own" is very strongly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as community and academic library biography collections.
The program is geared toward students who have done community service work before and want to partner with an existing community group to investigate a health need they feel passionate about, said Sylvia Stevens-Edouard, MS, executive director of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
Albert Schweitzer was born on January 14th, 1875 in Kaysersberg in Alsace.
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship has selected Jeffrey Kiser, a rising second-year student in the West Virginia University School of Medicine, as one of the Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows.
The Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarene serves the entire province.
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.
Albert Schweitzer: I met a very compassionate man from Maine/Whose dauntless mission was extremely plain/He would stay down on the raved Gulf Coast/Rescuing these animals that he loved more than most/Through both the scorching heat and the freezing rain//He was up and eagerly ready to go each dawn/While many of us in camp still let out a yawn/And he would spend twenty hours each day/Assisting these left behind pets in every way/Now--three rescued dogs frolic on his lawn//And There Were Hundreds of Volunteers/On the devastated Gulf Coast/Who Were Just Like/This Very Dedicated/Maine Man
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 ..." ("Justification and Salvation History in the Epistle to the Romans," in Perspectives on Paul [Philadelphia: Fortress, 1971], 61).
By Albert Schweitzer. Edited and Translated by Steven E.
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." His insight can certainly be applied to film, modernity's preferred medium for telling stories.
The book uses vibrant pictures, fascinating profiles, and a wealth of information to stimulate youngsters to investigate the lives and characteristics of some of the past century's most famous leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Albert Schweitzer. The text addresses such issues as world peace, cultural diversity, protecting the environment, and racial equality.
--French physician and philosopher Albert Schweitzer