Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965), German and then French theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and missionary.

Etymologies

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Schweitzer +‎ -ian

Examples

  • You've suggest that Thom is not a Christian, or that he's not a liberal, or that he's not a Schweitzerian, or that he's young and mean and silly.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • If you are going to be a Schweitzerian, and the church could use more of them, then you need to find a way to avoid saying that 'I don't like the fact that Jesus threatened people with hell' or something to that effect.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • If you are going to be a Schweitzerian, and the church could use more of them, then you need to find a way to avoid saying that "I don't like the fact that Jesus threatened people with hell" or something to that effect.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • In her foreward to Ruth Harrison's Animal Machines, a pioneering work in the animal welfare movement, Carson wrote of the need for a 'Schweitzerian ethic that embraces decent consideration for all living creatures — a true reverence for life'.

    Rachel Carson's environmental ethics

  • It draws volunteers from Gabon and many other countries who want to serve in the Schweitzerian spirit and tradition my daughter is currently among them.

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  • Animal Machines, a pioneering work in the animal welfare movement, Carson wrote of the need for a 'Schweitzerian ethic that embraces decent consideration for all living creatures-a true reverence for life'.

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