William Wilberforce led the movement to free the slaves in England and his story is told here with the material from the acclaimed movie, Amazing Grace, produced by co-author Ken Wales.
“Quotes from the actors in the film season the pages alongside quotes from the historical figures they portrayed. This book is filled with breathtaking photographs and poignant writing about the life of William Wilberforce as well as the other men and women who were instrumental in the abolition of the slave trade in England. There are also plenty of eye-opening drawings and historical posters that will shed light on the practice of slave trading.”
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, 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.
“It’s important to recall that freeing the slaves was first and foremost a movement that was fueled by the faith of one man, Wilberforce. This book will quicken your faith.”