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.
Resultados 1-3 de 67
Perhaps this sermon on the themes of grace , sin and slavery planted a first seed
in the heart of the boy Newton , even if it took many years to germinate . Whether
or not this suggestion is valid , John Newton certainly regarded his childhood ...
He told them Bible stories , wrote poems for them , made them learn hymns by
heart , and preached them sermons on parables , memorably illustrating the story
of the prodigal son with graphic descriptions of his own early life . He also ...
What a striking proof is my history of the deceitfulness and desperate wickedness
of the heart , and of thy wonderful long - suffering patience and mercy ... Let me
remember with shame my more aggravated sins , committed against light and ...
Opinião das pessoas - Escrever uma crítica
Classificações dos utilizadores
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
Direitos de autor
47 outras secções não apresentadas