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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In 1813 this Society became the Church Missionary Society ( CMS ) , eventually
growing into one of the world's largest mission organizations . With achievements
of this magnitude to its credit within the Christian community , the Eclectic ...
CHAPTER 44 Death of Polly During the years when Newton became publicly
associated with the battle to abolish the slave trade , his private life was
overshadowed by the terminal cancer of his wife , Polly . Her long illness and
eventual death ...
They became close friends . The four daughters stayed at the vicarage several
times with the Newtons . Foster - Barham sometimes attended the Olney prayer
meeting and Newton attended chapel when staying with them in Bedford .
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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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