|Statement||(by) Leslie Coleman ; illustrated by John Laing.|
|Contributions||Laing, John, 19---|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||90|
Wilberforce’s Christian faith and the first principles that flowed from it. One cannot rightly understand Wilberforce’s legacy as a reformer with-out understanding how his faith informed that legacy. Such a faith and such a legacy have much to say to us still. This is a book to savor and treasure. Wilberforce University Online Bookstore - the official textbook provider for Wilberforce University students. Shop our marketplace for the lowest prices on new, used, eBook and rental. Students save an average of 60% off on the TextbookX marketplace. "Amazing Grace" tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce’s extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in. "Our character is not so much the product of race or heredity as of those circumstances by which Nature forms our habits, by which we are nutured and live.".
In the late s, when William Wilberforce was a teenager, English traders raided the African coast on the Gulf of Guinea, captured betw Africans a year, shipped them across. Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. William Wilberforce, (born Aug , Hull, Yorkshire, England—died J , London), British politician and philanthropist who from was prominent in the struggle to abolish the slave trade and then to abolish slavery itself in British overseas possessions.. He studied at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge, where he became a close friend of the future prime. An indelible portrait of a young man caught between lust and cruelty, grief and God, frustrated love and abject longing, Wilberforce is a tour de force, heralding the arrival of a brilliant novelist. At St. Stephen?s Academy, the students are on the verge of revolt.4/5(1).
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