William Wilberforce: Greatest Works

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Bridge Logos Foundation, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 190 pages
The 29th Pure Gold Classic, William Wilberforce, portrays the very best of this great man. This work includes Practical View of Christianity, historic papers and a wonderful biography of the man who became the conscience to the world and helped bring an end to the practice of slavery in the civilized world. BONUS: Also included a free CD of Wilberforce's abolition speech.
 

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Contents

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE THE SHRIMP WHO BECAME A WHALE
1
Gallery
27
THE CLAPHAM GROUP THEY SET OUT TO CHANGE THEIR WORLD
33
EXCERPTS FROM A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christian in the Higher and Middle Classes Contrasted with Real ...
41
INTRODUCTION AND INADEQUATE CONCEPTIONS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF CHRISTIANITY
43
CORRUPTION OF HUMAN NATURE
53
CHIEF DEFECTS OF THE RELIGIOUS SYSTEM THE USE OF PASSIONS IN RELIGION
75
ON THE EXCELLENCE OF CHRISTIANITY
115
NEWSPAPER ACCOUNTS OF WILBERFORCES FUNERAL
131
WILLIAM COWPERS POEMS
141
SPIRIT OF THE AGE A Contemporary Evaluates Wilberforce
145
TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM WILBERFORCE
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TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM WILBERFORCE ON THE PLAQUE IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY WHERE HE IS BURIED
169
WILBERFORCES TEXT
175
BIBLIOGRAPHY
185
INDEX
187

EPISTLE TO WILLIAM WILBERFORCE ESQ ON THE REJECTION OF THE BILL FOR ABOLISHING THE SLAVE TRADE
125

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About the author (2007)

William Wilberforce, the son of a wealthy merchant, was born in Hull, in 1759. His father died when William was young and he was brought up for a time by an aunt and uncle, he came under the influence of his aunt, who was a strong supporter of John Wesley and the Methodist movement. William was converted to Evangelical Christianity and became interested in social reform, as result, he worked toward reform of the social ill of slavery.