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John Newton : from disgrace to amazing grace

Author: Jonathan Aitken
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the life of John Newton.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Newton; John Newton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Aitken
ISBN: 9781581348484 1581348487 9781433541810 1433541815
OCLC Number: 82673643
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: Introducing John Newton --
A Spiritual Upbringing --
First Steps in Love and Seafaring --
Press-ganged --
Flogged and Degraded --
Exchanged --
Enslaved in Africa --
Rescued by the Greyhound --
Troublemaker and Blasphemer --
In the Shadow of Death --
False Dawns, More Storms, and a Safe Landing --
Londonderry, Love, and a Liverpool Shipowner --
Adventures on the Brownlow --
Struggles of Books, Body, and Soul --
Marriage to Polly --
Captain of the Duke of Argyle --
First Voyage of the African --
The End of a Seafaring Career --
Unemployment, Inspiration, and Prayer --
Methodism and Materialism --
Life in Liverpool --
The Call to Ordination --
The First Rejection --
In Suspense --
An Authentic Narrative --
Ordained at Last --
First Impression of Olney --
Parish Ministry --
Pressure to Move: Praying with Polly --
Prayer and Church History --
Friendship with Cowper --
Creativity and Crisis --
"Amazing Grace" --
What Happened to "Amazing Grace" --
Winning Friends and Influencing People --
Meddling in Politics? --
Family Life and Health Worries --
Leaving Olney --
Arriving in London --
Family, Friends, and Apologia --
The Eclectic Society and the Messiah --
Mentor to William Wilberforce --
Correspondence with Wilberforce --
Abolitionist Campaigner --
Death of Polly --
Declining Years and Continuing Influence --
A Great Sinner and a Great Savior --
Epilogue: John Newton's Legacy.
Responsibility: Jonathan Aitken.
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