This is a comprehensive and definitive account of the life and work of one of the great Christian leaders of this generation. Few men in history have had outstanding abilities in so many different fields as Albert Schweitzer. He is one of the leading authorities on the music of Bach; he is a great organist and student of organ music; he is an historian, philosopher, theologian and physician. In all of these various fields he has earned for himself honor and distinction. But he is best known for his medical missionary work in the heart of Africa to which he has brought his extraordinary medical ability and a great passion for the underpriviledged among men. This book tells not only the story of Dr. Schweitzer's life, but gives a clear picture of this remarkable personality. In addition it covers his major contributions through his published works to the various fields to which he has given himself. For among his works are classical interpretations of Bach and a very thoroughgoing and radical study of the life of Jesus and studies in the philosophy of history. This is a book which should have a wide reading public.