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John Newton : from disgrace to amazing grace

Author: Jonathan Aitken
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill : Crossway Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biografías
Named Person: John Newton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Aitken
ISBN: 9781581348484 1581348487
OCLC Number: 1105286497
Notes: 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 impressions of olney.-Parish ministry.-Pressure to move: praying with polly.-Prayer and church history.-Friendship with cowper.-Creativity and crisis.-"Amazing grace"--Winning friends and influencing people.-Meddling in politics?.-Family, friends, and apologia.-The eclectic society and the Messiah.-Mentor to William wilberforce.-Abolitionist campaigner.-Death of polly.-Declining years and continuing influence.-A great sinner and a Great Savior.
Description: 400 páginas ; 24 centímetros
Responsibility: Jonathan Aitken.


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