Meet the man God used to eliminate slavery in England! This lavishly illustrated companion book to the motion picture celebrates the powerful legacy of Christian abolitionist William Wilberforce. Behind-the-scenes stories about the film's production plus in-depth essays from respected scholars demonstrate Wilberforce's far-reaching impact on his time---and ours. 140 pages, hardcover from New Leaf.
A visionary and principled man of his time; a classic and enduring hero for ours. William Wilberforce was a man of principles whose faith helped him lead the fight to abolish slavery in Great Britain. The story of this remarkable man, recently highlighted in the feature film Amazing Grace, is truly extraordinary and his 30-year fight to end slavery is a faith-strengthening and inspiring tale for those who would effect change in today's society. This fascinating book includes: A comprehensive collection of essays and commentary from ministry leaders and scholars such as Chuck Colson, D. James Kennedy, John Piper, Alveda King, and many more. An exclusive interview with Amazing Grace producer Ken Wales on his six-year journey of faith to see the movie come to life. Historic paintings, engravings, and documents are highlighted on every page . Go on location in historic England with movie photos and backstage info from the exciting production of Amazing Grace.
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