Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

Book - 2007
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William Wilberforce was a world-class statesman, a politician whose profound Christian convictions not only led to the abolition of slavery in the British Empire but also paved the way for the development of the Welfare State.The forthcoming film, starring Ioan Gruffud, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon and Rufus Sewell, is directed by Michael Apted and is released in March 2007 in the UK. It is released by Walden Media, the same company as made the film of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.This entirely new biography by celebrated author Eric Metaxas is meticulously researched and vividly readable. It will contain approx 75 stills from the film.
Publisher: Oxford : 2007
ISBN: 9781854248220
Branch Call Number: B 326.8092 WILB
Characteristics: xix, 281 p., [48] p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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naturalist
May 02, 2015

Along with Darwin regarding race and slavery: . . . http://commondescent.net/articles/darwin_on_race.htm . . . . . . in contrast with: . . “Christianity as a Justification for Slavery” . . . http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/3535

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charab
Mar 11, 2013

Story of a great man, by a wonderful writer.

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GenuineEarlGrey
Aug 06, 2012

Did you enjoy the film? Then follow it up with this book! The authour's style makes for easy reading and goes into more depth than the movie.

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