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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Maybe , as Newton himself came to believe , the midshipman who had so
abruptly forced him out of bed was ' the messenger of divine providence and the
whole sequence of events was ' one of the many critical times of my life in which
Clow took her side and affected not to believe Newton's account , so no attention
was paid to his grievances . However , for a time , the professional relationship
between Clow and Newton did appear to improve . They set off together on a ...
Newton did not believe them . He showed his disenchantment in a letter to the
Revd Caleb Warhurst , an Independent minister in Manchester : I have quite
done with the Established Church , so called , – not out of anger or despair , but
from 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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