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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CHAPTER 40 The Eclectic Society and the Messiah Christian networking played
a large part in Newton's life as a London evangelical leader . Initially , he carried
out this activity through personal friendships and hospitality in his own home .
Over the years , the Eclectic Society attracted some of the best and brightest stars
in the evangelical firmament . They included Charles Simeon , vicar of Holy
Trinity , Cambridge ; John Venn , vicar of Clapham and a leading light in the ...
152 John Newton's Eclectic Society Notes , Cowper & Newton Museum : August
17th 1789 Messiah : fifty expository discourses , on the series of scriptural
passages , which form the subject of the celebrated oratorio of Handel by John
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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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