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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As the business is now coming before Parliament I thought myself bound to
declare what I know . In the next sentence of his letter Newton revealed that he
would not be taking any author's royalties from his Thoughts . “ The price of my ...
... after he thought he had found God through prayer on board the sinking
Greyhound . It was only after he had surrendered his will to a completely new set
of godly rules , disciplines and teachings that his journey of change began to
make real ...
June 24th 1788 : Resolved : That the Treasurer be desired to pay the Sunday
School Society £ 20–14-0 for 574 of the Revd Mr Newton's Tract entitled “
Thoughts upon the African Slave Trade . ? November 18th 1788 : ( Only 10
copies of ...
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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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