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Albert Schweitzer

Nils Ole Oermann.

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 288 pages.

Nils Ole Oermann vividly describes the many-sided life of Albert Schweitzer (1975–1965), who achieved world renown through his selfless work as a doctor in the African jungle and as a...

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Conclusion

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 1899 words.

If Schweitzer’s life and work have an essential core, then perhaps it is authenticity, not only in his words, but also in his deeds. The fascination Schweitzer holds is not only due to his...

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Exley, Thomas (1775–1855), natural philosopher and scriptural commentator

Kevin C. Knox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 709 words.

Exley, Thomas (1775–1855), natural philosopher and scriptural commentator, was born in Gowdall, Yorkshire. Little is known of his first thirty years. He is sometimes described as an MA, but...

Exorcising the Ghost of the Nuclear War

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 18649 words.

This chapter is about Schweitzer as a political figure during the cold war years. In spite of critical voices, Schweitzer’s stature reached mythological proportions following the Second...

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Farrer, Austin Marsden (1904–1968), philosopher, theologian, and biblical scholar

I. M. Crombie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Biblical Studies; Theology. 1715 words.

Farrer, Austin Marsden (1904–1968), philosopher, theologian, and biblical scholar, was born at 28 Kemplay Road, Hampstead, London, on 1 October 1904, the son of the Revd Augustine John...

golden rule

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Biblical Studies.

A (modern) name for the precept ‘Whatever you wish that others would do to you, do so to them’ (Mt. 7: 12).

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How Beautiful! The Last Years (1957–1965)

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 2592 words.

This chapter covers the last years of Schweitzer’s life, which were marked by a number of incidents and events. Helene died in 1957. In 1960 Gabon became a republic in the wake of...

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The Incarnation

Edited by Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall SJ and Gerald O'Collins SJ.

May 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Theology; Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 430 pages.

After a critical survey of the issues (O’Collins), this collection moves from biblical questions and milieu (Dearman, Wright, Fee, Aletti, and Segal) through some classical teaching and...

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Introduction

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 1261 words.

In the Introduction to this volume, the author describes how, with access to Schweitzer’s private writings and new documents from the Albert Schweitzer Central Archive Gunsbach, he will be...

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The Iron Door Yields

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 9613 words.

This chapter tells the story of Schweitzer’s release from the prison camp in France, his time in Alsace, and the birth of his daughter, before his return to Lambarene. Schweitzer enjoyed...

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It Is Good to Preserve Life

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 8920 words.

This chapter describes how Schweitzer developed a philosophy of civilization that was both life and world affirming out of the pessimism following the experiences of the war. His desire to...

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natural

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Philosophy.

In Rom. 11: 17–24 Paul explains that Gentiles have been grafted on to the people of God by using the image of an olive tree. Gentiles are like a new shoot with new life and vigour and, as...

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pneumatology

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Biblical Studies.

Term used by d'Alembert in the Discours préliminaire de l'encyclopédie for the study of spirits and souls, including those of God and angels.

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The Resurrection

Edited by Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall and Gerald O'Collins.

September 1998; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Theology; Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 390 pages.

This collection of papers is an international, ecumenical, and interdisciplinary study of Jesus’ Resurrection that has emerged from the ‘Resurrection Summit’ meeting held in New York at...

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Saving the Whole

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 18356 words.

This chapter tells the story of Schweitzer’s path from an academic philosopher and theologian to a scholar and interpreter of Bach and ultimately a physician engaged in missionary work in...

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self-control

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Biblical Studies.

The quality of mind with which we resist what we suppose to be temptations to which we should not succumb. See also akrasia.

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A Sense of Devotion

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 16379 words.

This chapter describes the formative years of Schweitzer’s childhood and school years and his time as a student. He was born and raised in French Alsace in a family of pastors and...

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The Spiritual Adventurer

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 6213 words.

This chapter tells the story of the first years of Schweitzer’s work for the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society in Lambarene in what was then French Equatorial Africa. In 1913, Schweitzer...

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The Trinity

Edited by Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall SJ and Gerald O'Collins SJ.

February 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Theology; Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 422 pages.

After the introductory survey (O’Collins), this collection moves from first‐century biblical questions (Evans, Fee, and Segal), through the classical contribution to trinitarian thought of...

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With Central African Greetings

Nils Ole Oermann.

in Albert Schweitzer

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 4328 words.

This chapter contains details of the time from Hitler’s seizing of power in 1933 until the end of the Second World War. Schweitzer was in Europe on a lecture tour and saw Hitler’s putsch at...

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