John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace
Continuum, 2007 - 308 páginas
John Newton is one of the most important and influential men of the 18th century. His famous conversion during a storm at sea lead to his new role as a social reformer and key figure in the abolition of slavery. In this book, Jonathan Aitken discovers the man, his motivation and beliefs.
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During the night of 1-2 January , he had terrible dreams and hallucinations . In
the middle of these nocturnal terrors he came to the insane conclusion that God
had commanded him to take his own life in the manner of Abraham wielding his ...
Wednesday January 6th : Much as yesterday . I have now to perform family
worship morning and evening in two houses . The storm is heavy but I can
perceive that the Lord is present in it . Tuesday January 12th : My post of
observation was ...
... C0192 Letter from Newton to Matthew Powley , January 28th 1791 , Princeton
University , John Newton Collection , C0134 Letter from Newton to William
Wilberforce , January 3rd 1792 , MS Wilberforce c.49 , f 38 Reminiscences of a
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LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - Paul_Brunning - LibraryThing
John Newton is best known as the author of Amazing Grace but this brilliant new biography shows how he led one of the most colourful and influential lives of the 18th century.Using a wealth of ... Ler crítica na íntegra
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What I got most from this book was the gracefulness that saving grace gave to John Newton. In an age of fracture among English Protestants he managed to keep himself (barely) within the church of ... Ler crítica na íntegra
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