Albert Schweitzer as critic of nineteenth-century ethics. by Ernst Cassirer

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Albert Schweitzer, The Quest of the Historical Jesus, First translation of the 2nd ed. () The Christ Myth was first published in by Arthur Drews on the Christ myth theory and the denial of the existence of a historical by: Nineteenth-century Approaches: The Reduction of Eschatology to Ethics.

For many Albert Schweitzer as critic of nineteenth-century ethics. book liberal scholars, Jesus was a thoroughly non-eschatological figure, an ethical teacher more than anything else.2 For these scholars, defining the relationship between Jesus’ eschatology and his ethics essentially entailed reducing the former to.

[The president said it was] his own personal desire that the Hospital Albert Schweitzer remain a living monument of true, active Christianity, established by his admired and beloved friend the late Dr.

Albert Schweitzer. (ibid., Appendix B: A Report from Lambaréné, 20 Septemberp. Schweitzer’s aims were not merely to fill up a lacuna in scholarship, or to produce a student course-book: his goal was nothing short of a paradigm shift in his discipline.

The aim was to destroy the portrait of the Jesus of liberal German theology which tried to make him a nineteenth-century figure who could be a relevant example, and to.

InAlbert Schweitzer () left his internationally renowned career as a theologian, philosopher, and organ player to open a hospital in the jungles of Africa. There he developed in theory and practice his ethics of reverence for life.

When he published his most important philosophical work, The Philosophy of Civilization, few people were serious about treating animals with dignity. Albert Schweitzer Pro-fessor in the Humani-ties at SUNY-Binghamton.

When approached from an African per-spective, the story of Albert Schweitzer has to be placed in the context of race, religion, and service. In the nineteenth century, one Western medical mission-ary in Africa overshadowed everybody else in commitment and renown-the.

Albert Schweitzer was another early 20th-century thinker who argued that life itself is the decisive factor in determining moral value. Working in the most remote areas of Africa, Schweitzer experienced a diversity, complexity, and multiplicity of plant and animal life-forms rarely seen within industrialized tzer used the phrase “reverence for life” to convey what he took.

Reviews of and Quotes From Dr. Schweitzer's Books Here are my reviews of some of Albert Schweitzer's books. All are English translations from French or German.

Some of them are out of print, but often can be found in a research library or by a book search from a good used-book dealer. Also included here are reviews of compilations of his writings. Genre/Form: Biography Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schweitzer, Albert, Quest of the historical Jesus.

The ethics behind the absence of ethics in Alfred Schutz's thought. Human Studies – Albert Schweitzer as critic of nineteenth-century ethics. In A.A. Roback (Ed.), The Albert Schweitzer Jubilee Book. Cambridge, Mass.: Sci-Art Publishers.

Google Scholar; Cassirer, E. (/). “Spirit” and “life” in contemporary. Get this from a library. The quest of the historical Jesus: a critical study of its progress from Reimarus to Wrede.

[Albert Schweitzer; W Montgomery] -- Schweitzer's famous work traces the search for the historical truth about Jesus, criticizes his predecessors in. Albert Schweitzer is a Albert Schweitzer as critic of nineteenth-century ethics. book being far ahead of his time and also a human being for all time: a shining light one of the darkest periods of history.

This book makes clear why every person, young and old, should be exposed to his brilliant mind and his multiple gifts so readily shared with all s: Schweitzer's book (and other writings as well) disputed the theory that human progress toward civilization was inevitable.

He disagreed sharply with Aristotle's view that man's knowledge of right. The Teaching of Reverence for Life is a slim volume, penned late in life by Albert Schweitzer, the theologian who “changed careers” at age 30 to endure seven years of medical school and follow a call into medical missionary work/5(22).

InSchweitzer put forth his system of ethics and comprehensive worldview in The Philosophy of Civilization. In that book he discusses his "Reverence for Life" philosophy, which involves the notion that one can achieve spiritual harmony in life by accepting reality, working to.

The Quest of the Historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer. Complete book text online. Home > The Quest of the Historical Jesus > Chapter In the course of the nineteenth century Aramaic-known down to the time of Michaelis as "Chaldee" [3]-was more thoroughly studied.

ethics became world-accepting. But it will be a mightier revolution. Albert Schweitzer, M.D., OM, was an Alsatian theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. He was born in Kaisersberg in Alsace-Lorraine, a Germanophone region which the German Empire returned to France after World War I.

Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of historical Jesus current at his time and the traditional Christian view, depicting a Jesus who expected the imminent end of 4/5().

and Ethics: Radhakrishnan and Schweitzer," Philosophy East and West, VIII, Nos. 3 and 4 (Oct.Jan. ), ; William F. Goodwin, "Mysticism and Ethics: An Examina- tion of Radhakrishnan's Reply to Schweitzer's Critique of Indian Thought," Ethics, LXVII.

The Quest of the Historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer. Complete book text online. Historical Jesus > Chapter The Quest of the Historical Jesus * XVIII * THE POSITION OF THE SUBJECT AT THE CLOSE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.

Oskar Holtzman. Das Leben Jesu. (Life and Work of Jesus from the Point of View of Historica1 Criticism). In the Protestant world and in the universities of Europe, this gap had developed more than a century earlier and had reached crisis proportions well before World War I, as attested by Albert Schweitzer’s landmark book, The Quest of the Historical Jesus.

Perhaps Benedict means this only as an autobiographical statement of a thinker. Albert Schweitzer The Problem of the Lord's Supper According to the Scholarly Research of the Nineteenth Century and the Historical Accounts: Volume 1 [of] The Lord's Supper in Relationship. A monument in historical Jesus studies In this revised translation and retrieval of the full text of the revised German edition, Schweitzer describes and critiques eighteenth and nineteenth century attempts at retrieving the "Jesus of history" and stands at the crossroads of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to bring closure to the former, and to open the latter for New Testament scholarship.

Albert Schweitzer () won the Nobel Prize for Peace in Although he proved himself highly gifted in science, theology, and music, and as an author, Schweitzer dedicated the later part of his life to medicine and to a hospital he founded in French Equatorial Africa.

Albert Schweitzer Philosopher Born Jan. 14, Kaysersberg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany (now Haut-Rhin, France) Died Sep. 4, (at age 90) Lambaréné, Gabon Nationality German, French Albert Schweitzer remains one of the most well-known and revered philosophers of the 20th century. His work as a medical missionary on the continent of Africa brought him great acclaim.

What a brute Schweitzer must have been—the whole context of this chapter in McKnight’s book implies—to reduce his wife to such a condition. The message loses some of its impact when one realizes, by comparing dates, that this description is of Mme.

Schweitzer a few months before her death, which took place in Zurich at the age of seventy. This book provides a new approach to Albrecht Ritschl's theology. Leif Svensson argues that Ritschl's theological project must be related to three cultural developments - historical criticism, materialism, and anti-Lutheran polemics - and understood in the context of the de-Christianization of the Bildungsburgertum in nineteenth-century Germany.

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See The Albert Schweitzer Page for links to my reviews of books written by Dr. Schweitzer as well as other related information. In Africa With Schweitzer Written By: Dr.

Edgar Berman Reviewed Edition: Harpers & Row Publishers, New York, Paperback, Pages ISBN. - Albert Schweitzer ( - ), German-French Philosopher and Nobel Peace Prize Winner "Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality." "As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals.

The Quest of the Historical Jesus: In this landmark work of Biblical criticism, Schweitzer deconstructs the traditional myths of Jesus’s life by offering rigorous textual analysis and historical evidence.

By establishing the social and political climate of Jesus’s time, Schweitzer not only dismantles the previously dominant images of Jesus, but also presents a compelling new theory of his own.

Four of the Nobel Peace Prize–winning author’s most influential, insightful, and inspiring works on theology and ethics in the modern world. Famous for founding the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in what is now the West African country of Gabon, Albert Schweitzer’s ethical philosophy of “Reverence for Life” became one of the most.

2—Understanding the Parousia 7 D. Albert Schweitzer 1. His book, The Quest for the Historical Jesus, which was published in the early twentieth century, made a huge impact on biblical studies.

He analyzed and critiqued the evolutionary thought of nineteenth–century liberal-ism and its revision of the kingdom of God concept He argued that the message of Jesus about the kingdom of God.

The fundamental ethical stance here is one of caring and responsiveness. What Mike W. Martin's short book makes clear is not only that Albert Schweitzer contributes to the second approach but also that he is a more important contributor to that tradition than he has been given credit for.

Focusing as I did on the problem of ethics, I reached the conclusion that Indian ethics is correct in demanding kindness and mercy not only toward human beings but [also] toward all living creatures.

Now the world is gradually realising that compassion for all living creatures is part of true ethics.” (Albert Schweitzer Letters,p. Brabazon, Albert Schweitzer, Schweitzer quoted in Brabazon, Albert Schweitzer, – Albert Schweitzer, Part of his talk in summerAppendix B, in Brabazon, Albert Schweitzer, Reprinted from Albert Schweitzer's Gift of Friendship by Erica Anderson (New York: Harper & Row, ), – "Living Generously," is an excerpt from Creative Faith: Religion as a Way of Worldmaking by Don Cupitt (Polebridge, ).

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At the time of his death at the age of 95 inNelson Mandela. | German theologian, medical missionary, and musician. Born in Alsace, he gave himself to his own study till he was thirty, achieving much in theology and music (he became an expert on J.S.

Bach and organs). From he studied medicine, and inloosely associated with the Paris Missionary Society, went to Gabon to found a hospital at.

social-scientific criticism and restated in the light of “Current Quest” investiga - tions (“Current Quest” is my term). 3 The argument of this present book is quite 1. Albert Schweitzer, The Quest of the Historical Jesus: A Critical Study of Its Progress from. Albert Schweitzer ( – ) was an Alsatian (German) theologian, musician, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary.

He was born in Kaysersberg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany (now in Alsace, France). He received the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Lambaréné Hospital in Gabon in west central Africa. 1 Background 2 His philosophy 3 His theology 4 Selected writings 5 External.

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