THE THREE WORLDS OF ALBERT SCHWEITZER by Robert Payne

THE THREE WORLDS OF ALBERT SCHWEITZER

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Emerging primarily as a study of Schweitzer as theologian, this new biography considers him as a voice in a wilderness of relative ethics, crying out for a set of absolute values. As a doctor in Africa, he practiced that rigorous ethical code which had evolved earlier. Against a background of incredible nightmare- native resistance, superstition, lack of funds --Schweitzer embodied his ""reverence for life"" in the creation of his hospital. An appraisal of Schweitzer, the complete man, master-musician, doctor and theologian.

Pub Date: Sept. 3rd, 1957
Publisher: Nelson