Item description for Reverance for Life: The Ethics of Albert Schweitzer for the Twenty-First Century by Kurt Bergel & Marvin Meyer...
This collection of essays builds on the contributions of Albert Schweitzer's philosophy of "Reverence for Life" as it pertains to our world today.
Albert Schweitzer's system of ethics as a way of life in which individuals live with compassion and respect for all living things -- humans, animals, and plants -- or "Reverence for Life" is illuminated here through a series of compelling essays by Schweitzer and renowned contemporary Schweitzer scholars from around the globe. The selection of Schweitzer's writings includes, sermons, letters, and autobiographical and philosophical works chosen by the editors to outline the development of his thought throughout his lifetime.
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Library Journal - 09/15/2002 page 67
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Studio: Syracuse University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.56" Width: 6.14" Height: 1.11" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher Syracuse University Press
ISBN 0815629524 ISBN13 9780815629528
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Excellent Reinforcement Jan 12, 2008
If you've read Dr. Schweitzer's "Reverence for Life", you should enjoy this compilation of letters and papers regarding and reinforcding Schweitzer's ethic. The included writings are authored by everyone from Graduate students to correspondents and Albert Schweitzer himself. Very enjoyable reading.
With an eclectic variety of soul-searching commentaries Nov 5, 2002
Collaboratively and expertly edited by Marvin Meyer (Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies, Chapman University, Orange, California) and Kurt Bergel (Professor Emeritus, Chapman University and founder/co-director of the Chapman University Albert Schweitzer Institute), Reverence for Life: The Ethics Of Albert Schweitzer For The Twenty-First Century is an inherently impressive selection of profound essays by humanitarian Albert Schweitzer, enhanced with an eclectic variety of soul-searching commentaries on his thoughts and recommendations. Among Schweitzer's presented and scrutinized works are sermons, letters, as well as tidbits of his personal autobiography and deep philosophy. Reverence For Life is highly recommended as life-affirming, fundamental and thoughtfully constructed reading.