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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Although he was angry he did not dare show his feelings , so he dressed quickly
and went up on deck . There he saw one of his fellow sailors putting his
possessions into a rowing boat which had come alongside the Harwich and
preparing to ...
John Newton's attempts to beguile his sorrows and forget his feelings were more
easily described in poetry than achieved in reality . Working alongside Clow's
other slaves at tasks of agricultural labour , day after day in the heat of the sun ...
... this business ... consider farther that I love your sister . Have you known me so
long and do you consider me capable of staking her peace and happiness for a
trifle ? The acerbic tone of this correspondence shows that feelings were running
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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
LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - deferredreward - LibraryThing
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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