The Works of John Newton: 4 Volume Set
John Newton (Author)
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DescriptionWhen John Newton, ex-sea captain and, as yet, unsuccessful candidate for the Church of England ministry, finished his first book (an autobiography) in 1762 there was no ready publisher. Any thought that he was destined to become one of the best known authors of his age would have been as fantastic as the last 37 years of his life. But in both cases the improbable came about. Becoming curate of Olney, a small village in the south of England, in 1764, Newton there laid his reputation as an evangelical writer, pre-eminently by his published letters and by the Olney Hymns (including 'How Great the Name of Jesus Sounds, 'Glorious things of Thee are spoken' and 'Amazing grace'). Before the end of his subsequent pastorate at St. Mary Woolnoth, London (1780-1807), his writings were prized around the world from America to Australia.
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April 16, 2015
8.4 X 6.7 X 10.2 inches | 9.12 pounds
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About the Author
JOHN NEWTON is Chief of Staff in the diocese of Texas. He holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and Virginia Theological Seminary. Newton is passionate about Christian formation and enjoys a ministry of preaching and teaching throughout the Diocese of Texas. The author of New Clothes: Putting on Christ and Finding Ourselves (2014) and Falling Into Grace: Exploring Our Inner Life with God (2016), he lives in Houston, Texas. Follow him at www.cruci-formation.com/.