Out of My Life and Thought - An Autobiography (BOK)

Albert Schweitzer

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Published to commemorate Albert Schweitzer's only visit to the United States 60 years ago, this anniversary edition of his autobiography gives 21st-century readers a unique and authoritative account of the man John F. Kennedy called "one of the transcendent moral influences of our century." Schweitzer is celebrated around the world as a European pioneer of medical service in Africa, a groundbreaking philosopher and musical scholar, and a catalyst of environmental and peace activism. Yet people most revere Schweitzer for his dedication to serving others and his profound and influential ethic of reverence for life.

For Schweitzer, reverence for life was not a theory or a philosophy but a discovery-a recognition that the capacity to experience and act on a reverence for all life is a fundamental part of human nature, a characteristic that sets human beings apart from the rest of the natural world. This anniversary edition coincides with several high profile celebrations of his 1949 visit, as well as the release of a new feature film starring Jeroen Krabbe and Barbara Hershey. In addition to a foreword by Nobel Laureate and former U.S.

President Jimmy Carter, this edition features a new foreword by Lachlan Forrow, president of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
Produktfakta
Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Albert Schweitzer
Forlag
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780801894121
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 14,1cm x 21,5cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 378 gram Oversetter Antje Bultmann Lemke
Originaltittel Out of My Life and Thought - An Autobiography Emner og form Autobiography: historical, political & military, Philosophy

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