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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He did this publicly in his sermons and privately through his pastoral work . It was
Newton's practice to preach at two principal services on Sunday mornings and
afternoons , followed by a third informal lecture to a select group of parishioners ...
Newton's parish ministry was one of sermons and servanthood , yet it was also
characterized by a certain lightness of touch . He was a most unstuffy clergyman
both in his personal appearance and in his pastoral approach . Unlike most ...
Two days later Newton was happily back in Olney where he preached morning
and evening sermons of thanksgiving for not being transferred to Cottenham .
The episode was a further confirmation of the strong bonds of mutual affection
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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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