HASTINGS COLLEGE RENEWS ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE WORK OF DOCTOR SCHWEITZER
During the week of April 2-4, the Hastings College Religion and Philosophy in Life Committee will present a series of programs built around the work of Dr. Albert Schweitzer—philosopher, theologian, medical missionary, Bach scholar, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. The week’s events include the following:
At Noon on April 2, in the Fuhr Hall, Perkins Auditorium, Dr. Elinore Barber, College Archivist and Historian, and a student of Dr. Schweitzer’s, will present an illustrated lecture, "Albert Schweitzer in the Alsace."
At 8 P.M. on April 2, in the Perkins Auditorium, Dr. Barber (former editor of BACH journal and Director of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute) will speak on "Schweitzer and Bach."
At Noon on April 3, Dr. David Brookman, Hastings College Chaplain, will present a paper, "Navigating the Environmental Bottleneck with Reverence for Life," in the Hazelrigg Student Union.
At 8 P.M. on April 3, Madame Sonja Poteau, Directrice of Maison Albert Schweitzer in Gunsbach, France, and a former nurse in Dr. Schweitzer’s African Hospital, will speak about "Dr. Schweitzer’s Ethic of Reverence for Life as Evidenced in His Hospital and the Documents He Has Left (Papers, Books, Letters, etc.), in the French Memorial Chapel.
At 8 P.M. on April 4, in the First Presbyterian Church (Lincoln Avenue at Seventh Street), a multi-media performance, "Words of Schweitzer, Music of Bach," featuring Bach organ music played by former Hastings College organist, Dr. Margaret Scharf, words of Schweitzer read by Professor George White of the Hastings College Theatre Department, and commentary concerning Dr. Schweitzer and his work given by Emerita Professor of Music Dr. Elinore Barber and College Chaplain Dr. David Brookman, will be presented. All events are free and open to the public.