Item description for The Mystery of the Kingdom of God: The Secret of Jesus' Messiahship and Passion by Albert Schweitzer...
In this classic work Albert Schweitzer, the great Protestant teacher, lays down his thesis - which has shaken and inspired modern Christian thought - on the precise nature of Jesus' understanding of his own mission.
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Studio: Wipf & Stock
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.02" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2004
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1592444636 ISBN13 9781592444632
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More About Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1952. Although he was highly gifted in science, theology, and music and as an author, Schweitzer dedicated the last six decades of his life to medicine and to a hospital he founded with his wife, Helene Breslau, in French Equatorial Africa, the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarene, Gabon. A true humanitarian, he used his Nobel Prize stipend to expand the hospital and to build new facilities for leprosy patients. The Johns Hopkins University Press published several of Schweitzer's books, including The Quest of the Historical Jesus, The Primeval Forest, and The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle.
Albert Schweitzer was born in 1875 and died in 1965.
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Novel Interpretation of Jesus and His Kingdom! Jan 21, 2008
Unhappy with the way Jesus is commonly understood, Schweitzer presents his radical reinterpretation of Jesus' life and teaching on the kingdom. Schweitzer sees the "mystery of the Kingdom" as Jesus' development of the thought of the prophets to present an "interim ethic" that not only anticipates the future arrival of the kingdom but actually brings it about.
I'll add that, though I have a master's degree in theology, for the most part I found myself completely unable to understand what Schweitzer was talking about. Reader beware.