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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They included a violent uprising by some of the 200 slaves he was transporting in
appallingly overcrowded conditions from Africa to Antigua , and an attempted
mutiny by three members of his crew . Other crises included mid - Atlantic ...
Haweis asked for this material to be included in the testimony . Newton coyly
responded : You remember some circumstances I mentioned to you in
conversation which you did not find in the eight letters . I beg you Sir therefore to
remind me of ...
This was duly done on 31 December in the presence of a large congregation
which included over thirty ministers . In accordance with the custom of those
times , a subsequent funeral sermon was preached a week later by Newton's
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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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