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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... of these scenes since I saw you last and I hope will continue to do so . A few
months later Newton narrowly avoided a fatal boat accident in circumstances he
regarded as yet another example of providence . Adventures on the Brownlow 55
Whitefield's enormous exertions for the gospel's sake caused him to confide later
in Newton , ' My shattered bark is not worth docking any more . But I would fain
wear , and not rust , out ? ( Cecil pp . 337–338 ) Chapter 14 : Marriage to Polly ...
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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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