By James Carleton-Paget,Michael J. Thate,Steven J. Kraftchick,R. Barry Matlock,Robert Morgan,Christophe Chalamet,Harald Schützeichel,Predrag Cicovacki,Claus Günzler,Ulrich H. J. Körtner,Xutong Qu,Thomas Suermann,Anthony J. Steinhoff,Werner Zager,Nils Ole Oer

within the Nineteen Forties and Nineteen Fifties, Albert Schweitzer was once one of many best-known figures at the international degree. Courted by way of monarchs, global statesmen, and individual figures from the literary, musical, and medical fields, Schweitzer was once provided the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952, cementing his position as one of many nice highbrow leaders of his time. Schweitzer is much less popular now yet still a guy of perennial fascination, and this quantity seeks to carry his achievements throughout a number of areas—philosophy, theology, and medicine—into sharper concentration. as a consequence, overseas students from various disciplines supply a wide-ranging exam of Schweitzer’s existence and inspiration over the process 40 years. Albert Schweitzer in inspiration and motion gives readers a fuller, richer, and extra nuanced photo of this debatable yet enormous determine of twentieth-century life—and, in a few degree, of that complicated century itself.

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