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He was an accomplished organist and interpreter of Bach, a crusader for world peace, and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. He made his philosophy of "reverence for life" an ethic for the world. The hospital he founded in Lambaréné (still in operation in present-day Gabon) is a model of what Europeans might have given to Africans throughout colonial history. But above all, Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) was a talented and compassionate human being. This biography probes beyond the timeworn image of Schweitzer as "the old man in the pith helmet" to reveal the philosopher, scholar, husband, father, humanitarian, and liberal rebel in a conservative church.
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A highly readable biography of one of this century's most famous figuresAbout the Author:
George Marshall was a Unitarian clergyman and head of the Church of the Larger Fellowship in Boston. Rev. Dr. David Poling is chairman of the Sierra Publishing Group and is author of a dozen books. He is coauthor, with film producer Ken Wales, of a forthcoming World War II book on the heroic Four Chaplains.
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Book Description Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, 1989. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110891290206
Book Description Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0891290206 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0553568
Book Description Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, 1989. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0891290206
Book Description Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, 1989. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0891290206