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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As so many of the letters in their long correspondence demonstrate , for most of
the time Newton was in the role of the senior and experienced teacher with
Wilberforce as the influential but nevertheless junior pupil . However , after the
27-28 Sermons and Correspondence by William Barlass , New York , 1818 , p .
545 Biographies William Barlass d.1817 Barlass was born near Perth , Scotland .
He became a minister with the Antiburgher Seceders near Aberdeen but met ...
Thomas Jackson , London , 1829–31 Wilberforce , William , A Practical View ,
1787 The Correspondence of William Wilberforce , edited by his sons , Robert
Isaac Wilberforce and Samuel Wilberforce , 2 vols , 1840 Wilberforce , Robert
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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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