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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After the singing of a hymn , some of those present would offer extempore
prayers which would develop into ' general ... It consisted of ' an hour or more in
prayer and singing , preceded by an informal reflection on a chosen subject such
as the ...
However , there were two areas of their life as a married couple in which they did
not communicate so well together – praying and studying . The old saying ' those
who pray together stay together ' was only half true in the case of Mr and Mrs ...
CHAPTER 29 Prayer and Church History Newton's devotional life of prayer and
his intellectual life of scholarship gathered momentum during his early years at
Olney . His scholarship enabled him to write a major work of church history .
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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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