Reverence for life

Albert Schweitzer"s great contribution to ethical thought by Ara Paul Barsam

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

Written in English
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  • Schweitzer, Albert, -- 1875-1965 -- Ethics,
  • Schweitzer, Albert, -- 1875-1965 -- Religion

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAra Paul Barsam.
LC ClassificationsB2430.S374 B37 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17179072M
ISBN 109780195329551
LC Control Number2007009458

In this simple, and often simplistic, little book, Woodruff, who teaches humanities at the University of Texas at Austin, probes the meaning of reverence and tries to recover it as an essential. Explore Reverence Quotes (page 2) by authors including Socrates, Abraham Lincoln, and Albert Schweitzer at BrainyQuote. More Resources for the Reverence Project. Art & Photography Articles Blog Posts Book Excerpts Books Children's Books Films Memes Music Poetry Prayers & Mantras Quotes Related Topics Rituals & Ceremonies Spiritual Practices Teaching Stories/Scenes Video Clips. Albert Schweitzer maintained that the idea of “Reverence for Life” came upon him on the Ogowe River as an “unexpected discovery, like a revelation in the midst of intense thought.” While Schweitzer made numerous significant contributions to an incredible diversity of fields —medicine, music, biblical studies, philosophy and theology — he regarded Reverence for Life as his .

Background of the Reverence for Life University as implemented in the Jamaican prison system in the s. We have a Vision for expanding to the world, see Reaching Out - From Within. We have just re-made the little book "Passport: to a Healthy Life Style" and it is available for free, here as a pdf. This book was used by the Jamaican inmates. Vlogs and Daily Life Play all. A collection of vlogs and bits and pieces from my daily life Update and Tarot Together Series - Duration: 10 minutes, 41 seconds. MIRTHandREVERENCE. Reverence for all life may be beyond our reach, but we put it to powerful use when we are able. We may draw grim, unfair distinctions among other lives too easily, but as long as we remain a little uneasy that we do so, reverence for all life remains a cause that can be advanced. Subscribe to The Spiritual Naturalist SocietyAuthor: Brock Haussamen. Reverence for Life: Albert Schweitzer Reverence for Life: Albert Schweitzer This comprehensive book presents highlights of each decade from the s to the s. It examines the political, economic, social, cultural, scientific, and technological advances of the twentieth century and introduces students to the individuals who made history.

Reverence does not imply religiosity. Woodruff continues, “It is a natural mistake to think that reverence belongs to religion. It belongs, rather, to community Reverence lies behind civility and all of the graces that make life in society bearable and pleasant.”.

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The book also contains an introduction to Jainism (owing to its related ethic of nonviolence and reverence for life) and several undergraduate essays. Those without an in-depth understanding of Schweitzer's pacifistic yet sometimes sentimental and subjective processes will struggle with the many dissonant voices here, but Schweitzer scholars /5(9).

Woodruff explores the idea of reverence through numerous examples from philosophy, literature, history, current affairs, and his own life.

The book spends some considerable time on reverence in ancient Greece and China, in the works of Plato, the Greek playwrights, and Confucius/5(10). 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.

Schweitzer parlayed his unsuccessful (but monumental Quest for the Historical Jesus) into a quest for humanitarian mission work that put him afoul of both /5. Reverence definition is - honor or respect felt or shown: deference; especially: profound adoring awed respect.

How to use reverence in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of reverence. “Reverence for Life” was Schweitzer’s unifying term for a concept of ethics. He believed that such an ethic would reconcile the drives of altruism and egoism by requiring a respect for the lives of all other beings and by demanding the highest development of an individual’s : Maurice Bassett.

The Teaching Of Reverence For Life. by Albert Schweitzer. Hardcover Book. The book is in very good used condition. The cover may have scuffs, small tears and creases. The pages are in clean condition. Let me know if you have specific questions about the condition of this item before you purchase it.

Shipping Options:Seller Rating: % positive. This book has a collection of Schweitzer’s quotations on ethics and the human spirit.

The emphasis is on the importance of the reverence for life and how following that ethic leads us to what is essential for civilization. The table of Brand: Philosophical Library/Open Road.

This book has a collection of Schweitzer's quotations on ethics and the human spirit. The emphasis is on the importance of the reverence for life and how following that ethic leads us to what is essential for civilization. At the height of his influence, Albert Schweitzer was often referred to as the most famous of living men.

He inspired millions by his revelation of how rich a human life can be. Inwhile on a kilometer steamboat journey in Africa, he was inspired with a new concept, The Reverence for Life.

This is a must read if you're interested in the details of Schweitzer's Reverence for Life philosophy. The first part of the book features pieces from Schweitzer's published work. At times, Schweitzer could be a little esoteric, and his published works are often difficult to completely grasp/5.

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Reverence for life: the ethics of Albert Schweitzer for the twenty-first century. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Meyer, Marvin W, Kurt.

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Reverence (/ˈrɛvərəns/) is "a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration". The word "reverence" in the modern day is often used in relationship with is because religion often stimulates the emotion through recognition of God, the supernatural, and the nce involves a humbling of the self in respectful recognition of something.

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This book has a collection of Schweitzer’s quotations on ethics and the human spirit. The emphasis is on the importance 5/5. This word “reverence” in word studies that have been published variously describe a man with: a “seriousness about life, a dignified lifestyle, and a goal of pursuing whatever honors God”.

Reverence doesn’t mean never laughing, showing humor, or enjoying life—rather it means because God is your focus, you checking in first with Him.

The book is an important addition to studies within the philosophy of education. Summing Up: Highly recommended" - Choice "A.G. Rud explains, develops and advocates Albert Schweitzer's ethics of reverence for life as it is relevant to contemporary : Palgrave Macmillan US.

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Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and : Mary Anne Warren. Albert Schweitzer maintained that the idea of Reverence for Life came upon him on the Ogowe River as an unexpected discovery, like a revelation in the midst of intense thought.

While Schweitzer made numerous significant contributions to an incredible diversity of fields - medicine, music, biblical studies, philosophy and theology - he regarded Reverence for Life as his. This book contains a collection of Schweitzer quotations on ethics and the human spirit.

Although a short book, it is very powerful. Schweitzer explains both the foundation of Reverence for Life and its application to everyday situations. Well written with no philosophical jargon, this book has my highest recommendation. 2 I B P Reverence is awareness of how God is working through the people and events in my life to produce the character of Christ in me.

REVERENCE. Reverence is an ancient virtue that survives among us in half-forgotten patterns of civility and moments of inarticulate awe. Reverence gives meaning to much that we do, yet the word has almost passed out of our nce, says philosopher and classicist Paul Woodruff, begins in an understanding of human limitations.

From this grows the capacity to be in awe of. Ahimsa is an Eastern term referring to a reverence for life which implies noninjury to any living thing. It is based on a belief that sacred and divine powers undergird all natural or physical forms.

The Jains, followers of Nataputta Vardhamana, best known as Mahavira (c. B.C.), are the most noted disciples of respect for all living creatures.

Quotes from Reverence For Life "Those who thank God much are the truly wealthy. So our inner happiness depends not on what we experience but on the degree of our gratitude to God, whatever the experience. Your life is something opaque, not transparent, as long as you look at it in an ordinary human way.

Buy Reverence for Life: The Words of Albert Schweitzer by Schweitzer, Albert, Robles, Harold E., Gamble, Roger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).We show reverence to Christ by accepting the words of Jesus that He is “the way, and the truth, and the life” and no one comes to the Father except through Him (JohnESV).

It’s popular.RESPECT LIFE. MISSION: to prayerfully promote a respect for all life from conception until natural death Reverence for Life hosts a Family Rosary at pm the first Friday each month in the church.

The rosary is followed by a meeting in the Parish Hall.