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John Newton : a slave set free (Trail Blazers) / Irene Howat.

By: Howat, Irene [author.]Series: Trail blazersPublisher: Fearn, Tain, Ross-shire, Scotland : CF4K, Christian Focus Publications, 2014Copyright date: ©2003Description: 156 pages ; 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781781913505 (paperback)Other title: Slave set freeSubject(s): Newton, John, 1725-1807 -- Juvenile literature | Church of England -- Clergy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Slave traders -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureSummary: John stood and watched as some of the largest waves he had ever seen threw themselves at the ship. Very little stood between the young slave ship captain and death - and he knew it. His panic and fear made him think only of himself and nothing for the hundreds of men, women and children chained in the hold below. However, God still heard his prayers and the cries of the tortured humanity pleading for mercy and justice. The very man selling them into slavery would soon fight for their freedom. John Newton was one of the worse abusers of the African slave as he travelled the ocens to make money from their misery - but in the end his life was changed and so was theirs.--Back cover.
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Young Adult - Biographical & Missionary & Teaching Holland Park Library Room 2 C 4-10 Mis Tra How Joh (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 2387

Reprinted 2015.

John stood and watched as some of the largest waves he had ever seen threw themselves at the ship. Very little stood between the young slave ship captain and death - and he knew it. His panic and fear made him think only of himself and nothing for the hundreds of men, women and children chained in the hold below. However, God still heard his prayers and the cries of the tortured humanity pleading for mercy and justice. The very man selling them into slavery would soon fight for their freedom. John Newton was one of the worse abusers of the African slave as he travelled the ocens to make money from their misery - but in the end his life was changed and so was theirs.--Back cover.

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