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In Africa with Schweitzer

Edgar Berman

In Africa with Schweitzer

by Edgar Berman

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Published by Perennial Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Gabon,
  • Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué)
    • Subjects:
    • Berman, Edgar.,
    • Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Surgeons -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Surgeons -- Gabon -- Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: Far Hills, N.J. : New Horizon Press, c1986.

      StatementEdgar Berman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRD27.35.B46 A3 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 308 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2218252M
      ISBN 100060972602
      LC Control Number89045086
      OCLC/WorldCa19723854

        Edgar Berman quotes Schweitzer speaking these lines in "No society can go from the primeval directly to an industrial state without losing the leavening that time and an agricultural period allow." (In Africa With Schweitzer, p. ). Chinua Achebe has quoted Schweitzer as saying "The African is indeed my brother but my junior brother.". Read this book on Questia. The Africa of Albert Schweitzer by Charles R. Joy, Melvin Arnold, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of The Africa of Albert Schweitzer ().

        23 Miller and Woyt, The Albert Schweitzer–Helene Bresslau letters: for the theological college, see 3 Mar. , pp. 17–18, and 26 Nov. ; for his loss of academic motivation, see pp. 32–3 and 21 Dec. , for indecision over Africa, pp. 57–8; see also Carleton Paget, ‘Albert Schweitzer and Africa’, pp. –4. Books about Africa. He had an eye for detail that informs and enlivens his account of life at Lambaréné with Dr. Schweitzer. Moreover, he has filled this book with sketches of the hospital, the village, the inhabitants, and Dr. Schweitzer. It is a sharp, insightful, and delightful book about an important African landscape and experience.

      The book commends Schweitzer’s insight that we know Jesus through his toils on the one hand, and through our own experiences on the other. It is in a mixture between the two that the Author: Andries Gideon Van Aarde. A beloved physician, respected theologian, renowned expert on Bach, concert organist, and best-selling author, Albert Schweitzer left the ivory towers of Europe's great universities to serve the 'least of these' in Africa. Gire's moving biography captures the humanity and faith of one who poured out his life in service to others and to God. pages, softcover from Nelson/5(6).


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Filled with tales of adventure in an exotic land, one that has long since vanished, this book can be read as just another colonial Africa travel/adventure book. What makes it so much more is the unique character of the adventurer and story-teller himself, Dr.

Albert Schweitzer. This book is priceless. It is a first (English) edition of Albert Schweitzer's notes from his attempts to bring medical and 20th century technology to the African continent. The Doctor/Author dedicates two chapters to comparing the "Black" African to the "White" European/5(4).

InAlbert Schweitzer may be a somewhat forgotten, or even a controversial, figure but a half a century or more ago, the mere mention of the name Schweitzer instantly conjured up images of Author: Dr.

Howard Markel. Schweitzer gives an account of his years in French Equatorial Africa where he was a doctor, humanitarian and scientist. I loved this book when I first read it /5. In Africa With Schweitzer Written By: Dr.

Edgar Berman Reviewed Edition: Harpers & Row Publishers, New York, Paperback, Pages ISBN Quotes Table of Contents The subtitle of this book is A Remarkable Memoir by the U.S. Surgeon Who Worked with Schweitzer, and it is certainly appropriate. Get this from a library. In Africa with Schweitzer.

[Edgar Berman] -- The author recounts his experiences working with Albert Schweitzer in Gabon, Africa, and shares his impressions of Schweitzer's complex personality. Ludwig Philipp Albert Schweitzer, MD, OM, (14 January – 4 September ) was a French-German theologian, musician, philosopher and was born in Alsace, at the time a part of the German Empire.

He wrote books about music and started a famous hospital in Lambarene, received the Nobel Peace Prize. The "prisoner of Lambarene" --A river, a doctor and a hospital --The struggle of equatorial Africa --"The old doctor" --From the rising of the sun --Worms and their cure --The feast of St.

John --Epilogue --Concluding essay: Our task in equatorial Africa / Albert Schweitzer. Nils Ole Oermann studies Schweitzer's intellectual milieu and trajectory, and also analyses the Schweitzer cult in post-war Germany.

16 My own work has recently examined Schweitzer's intellectual formation, and the way he linked musical, theological, and philosophical themes to a fascination with Indian religion while living in Africa.

17 James Author: Ruth Harris. Albert Schweitzer, (born Jan. 14,Kaysersberg, Upper Alsace, Ger. [now in France]—died Sept. 4,Lambaréné, Gabon), Alsatian-German theologian, philosopher, organist, and mission doctor in equatorial Africa, who received the Nobel Prize for Peace for his efforts in behalf of “the Brotherhood of Nations.”.

The eldest son of a Lutheran pastor, Schweitzer. Every ebook sold, Forbidden Fruit Books donates $ to the World Food Program USA (WFP USA) in support of the UN World Food Program&#x;s (WFP) global operations and that feeds 6 people in d Schweitzer is an experienced historian. It was really a turning point in his Author: Richard Schweitzer.

Schweitzer was a brilliant philosopher, theologian and a virtuoso on the organ. His great loves were writing, studying religion and music. As far as I understand it, he was Lutheran and wished to travel to then-French colonized Africa to preach to the natives, but the church declined to send him because his historical studies of the life of.

David Livingstone (/ ˈ l ɪ v ɪ ŋ s t ə n /; 19 March – 1 May ) was a Scottish physician, Congregationalist, and pioneer Christian missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late 19th-century Victorian had a mythic status that operated on a number of interconnected levels: Protestant Born: 19 MarchBlantyre, South Lanarkshire.

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Albert Schweitzer, M.D., OM, was an Alsatian theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. He was born in Kaisersberg in Alsace-Lorraine, a Germanophone region which the German Empire returned to France after World War I.

Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of historical Jesus current at his time and the traditional Christian view, depicting a Jesus 5/5(3).

Musicologist as well as performer, Schweitzer wrote a biography of Bach in in French, published a book on organ building and playing inand rewrote the Bach book in German in Having decided to go to Africa as a medical missionary rather than as a pastor, Schweitzer in began the study of medicine at the University of.

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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Schweitzer, l: ioned. Albert Schweizer was already world famous when he was first persuaded to share with the public these candid reminiscences of early days at Lanbarene, Gabon, Africa. The multitude of brief entries in the book captures the flavour of Shweitzer's mission in.

Albert Schweitzer And His Controversial "My African Notebook" Quotes: Setting The Record Straight from another Schweitzer book that is even available in its entirety on Google books, a book entitled "On The Edge Of The Primeval Forest." It is the story of Schweitzer's first foray into Africa, inwhen as a 38 year-old Doctor he set out.Anyway, this book was written by a surgeon who deliberately volunteered to go work at the hospital in Gabon because he wished to get to know the famous man, and question him personally about his views.

He was honest about his intentions and Schweitzer reportedly said well, if you work hard and prove yourself, we'll get to know each other/5(1).