A fascinating, colorful, and historically significant audioportrait of slave-trader-turned-Christ-follower John Newton, readby the author.
Most Christians know John Newton as a man who once captained aslave ship, was dramatically converted to Christ on the high seas, and later penned one of the greatest hymns of the faith, "AmazingGrace." But he also had a huge impact on his times as an icon ofthe evangelical movement, as a great preacher and theologian, andas a seminal influence on abolitionist William Wilberforce-afriendship portrayed in the recent major motion picture AmazingGrace.
Jonathan Aitken's June 2007 biography, John Newton, explores all these facets of Newton's life and character. Thisbiography draws on unpublished diaries and correspondenceunavailable to earlier biographers, providing fresh insight intothe life of this complex and memorable Christian. Now theunabridged audio version of this fascinating, colorful, andhistorically significant portrait of John Newton is available, brought to life by the author's narration.