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.
Resultados 1-3 de 61
In every other way , Newton's closest friend and confidant was his wife . Polly
possessed no special gifts of intellect . Her spirituality was neither as deep nor as
intense as her husband's , yet despite her continuing health problems she proved
Gallant ' was an inadequate word to characterize the tone of the correspondence
or indeed the nature of Newton's relationship with his wife . He himself had often
used ' idolatry ' as the pejorative description of his own weakness in putting ...
Source Notes ABBREVIATIONS FOR FREQUENTLY USED SOURCES
Annotated Letters to a Wife Cowper & Newton Museum . Newton had an
interleaved copy of his Letters to a Wife , in which he noted his reflections in later
years . Bull But ...
Opinião das pessoas - Escrever uma crítica
Classificações dos utilizadores
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
LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - deferredreward - LibraryThing
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
A Spiritual Upbringing
First Steps in Love and Seafaring
Direitos de autor
47 outras secções não apresentadas