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William Wilberforce, a champion of freedom

Wilfrid J. Jenkins

William Wilberforce, a champion of freedom

by Wilfrid J. Jenkins

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Published by The Epworth Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wilfrid J. Jenkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT1029.W5 J4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6289104M
    LC Control Number33011810
    OCLC/WorldCa8288211

      Sometimes an agent of change is a person of modest means who influences many by virtue of moral example. Such is the case with Adam Francis Plummer, who was born a slave in but who refused to. William Wilberforce: A Hero for Humanity is the definitive biography of the English statesman who overcame incredible odds to bring about the end of slavery and slave trade. Called 'the wittiest man in England' by philosopher and novelist Madame de Stael, praised by Abraham Lincoln, and renowned for his oratorical genius, Wilberforce worked.

      William Wilberforce seemed an unlikely champion of social change in his youth, when he was a popular Cambridge student, enjoying gambling, drinking and a hedonistic social life. Amongst his many friends there was William Pitt, the future Prime Minister. Discover how British statesman and reformer William Wilberforce overcame political and personal obstacles to bring an end to the slave trade in the United Kingdom. Written by a historian for the film, this inspiring biography is a definitive example of how one man's faith in God changed his life, his country and a fledgling nation. William Wilberforce: A Hero for Humanity () by.

    This was the fate of thousands of women and children in the days before slavery was abolished. One man fought to bring freedom and relief from the terrors of the slave trade; it took him forty–five years. His name was William Wilberforce. 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 timeand ours. pages, hardcover from New Leaf.


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