The publication of this book is in truth a tribute to the commanding position which Albert Schweitzer has some to occupy in the Christian world. For this is a part of a larger volume originally published in German in 1901 and its translation is dated 1813. And yet so great is the esteem in which Schweitzer is held that this ""dated"" book will undoubtedly find many readers. It is a book which will be of especial interest to to those among them who are interested in the development of Christian though in the fifty years. It comes from Schweitzer's early years when he was primarily a and incidentally a pastor and authority on Each and not yet a or a .