The John Newton story
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How could a man guilty of selling Africans into slavery compose one of our most beloved hymns? Irreverent, foul-mouthed John Newton began his life at sea as a deserting sailor, ten became a slave, and finally a slave trader. He shamelessly transported kidnapped Africans across the Atlantic in the bowels of his ship. But after a dramatic conversion, John begins to comprehend the great evil of slavery. Upon returning to England, John becomes a respected pastor and writes hymns and sermons that change the world. Yet his conscience still aches. John hopes to forget his slaving days, but when his friend William Wilberforce begs him to join the fight to abolish the slave trade, John must make a choice. Will he confront the terrible sins of his checkered past and speak out to end the injustice of slavery?
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)
(2021). The John Newton story . Vision Video.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
2021. The John Newton Story. Worcester, PA: Vision Video.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
The John Newton Story Worcester, PA: Vision Video, 2021.MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)
The John Newton Story Vision Video, 2021.
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