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(shwīt′sər, shvīt′-), Albert 1875-1965.
French philosopher, physician, and musician who founded (1913) and spent much of his life at a missionary hospital in present-day Gabon. He won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize.
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A solid introduction to ecotheology, it leads off with essays from the canon of American nature writing and then goes through early Buddhist and Hindu views to Judeo-Christian and Native American spirituality, on to environmental ideas from Lao Tzu, Albert Schweitzer, and Black Elk, and finally to the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Before Albert Schweitzer, the quest for the historical Jesus was something carried out by maverick squires and heretical monks.