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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Annotated Letters to a Wife Cowper & Newton Museum . Newton had an
interleaved copy of his Letters to a Wife , in which he noted his reflections in later
years . Bull But ...
... Grace ) Public Record Office , Kew Amazing Grace , Steve Turner , Lion , 2005
( first edition HarperCollins , 2002 ) PRO Turner SOURCES AND
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES Chapter 1 : A Spiritual Upbringing Source Material Cecil
, pp . 15–21 ...
Newton agreed Browne should continue to receive £ 20 out of the £ 60 living ,
though he was scarcely ever present . ( Cecil pp . 265–266 ) Chapter 28 :
Pressure to Move : Praying with Polly Source Material Bull , p . 141 ; 155 Letters
to a Wife ...
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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
A Spiritual Upbringing
First Steps in Love and Seafaring
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