The Schweitzer Institute Conference

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Polina Sosnina

Polina Sosnina was offered the organ scholarship at Magdalene College, Cambridge in 2012. Before taking up her place to read the Natural Sciences Tripos, she was a member of the Britten Sinfonia Academy and a choral scholar at Wymondham Abbey. She has studied the piano with Jane Weeks and the organ with […]

Baker, Norman, Rt Hon, PC, MP

Rt Hon Norman Baker PC was Minister of State at the Home Office with responsibility for regulating the use of animals in science. Mr Baker will be addressing the conference on what steps the Government can take to introduce a more compassionate approach to animal welfare. Bibliography The Strange Death […]

Vreni Mark

Percy and Vreni Mark worked with Dr. Schweitzer at Lambaréné in the early 60s. In 1963, Schweitzer blessed their engagement. Percy is the former chairman of the charity Reverence for Life UK (RfLUK). Vreni was Directrice of Maison Schweitzer in Günsbach (1987-89), and she now spends much of her time working alongside Percy […]

Schweitzer, Albert, Dr.

Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a French-German theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine and although that region had been annexed by the German Empire four years earlier, and remained a German possession until 1918, he considered himself French and wrote […]

Redemption and Resistance: The Messianic Hopes of Jews and Christians in Antiquity)

Carleton Paget, James, Dr.

James Carleton Paget  is Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Peterhouse. He has written widely on matters to do with Christian origins, and the relationship of ancient Christianity to Judaism, and recently co-edited Vol. 1 of the first volume of The […]