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If you enjoyed the movie, you really need to read this book.
I say that most of all about William Wilberforce, the subject of this book, but I also say it about Eric Metaxas, who has written a wonderful story.
After much prayer and study, Wilberforce was led to two great causes, the abolition of slavery and the "reformation of manners" in the empire.
What an amazing individual. It is incredible to me that William Wilberforce is not a more well known historical figure. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Taylor D. Edwards
Well written and informative. A must read for anyone who is interested in how the evil slavery trade was finally brought to light as the evil that is was. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Coffee mama
This is an instance where I liked the movie better than the book. But I would still recommend it to readers. The story does not have that natural narrative arch that we look for. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Anna K Hardin
A bit slow on some parts but a very inspiring read altogether. Recommended!Published 17 days ago by Sharon Banez
I loved this book. Eric Metaxas does excellent research and does the best he can to get to the "why" people did the things they did in his books. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
"A crackling bonfire of truth and clarity," as John Wilson says in his review on the back of the book. I was thoroughly engrossed and thoroughly inspired. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hope
Through his book, Amazing Grace, Eric Metaxas opens our eyes to a far less civilized world in England during the late 1700s and early 1800s, and of the courageous, persistent role... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Arline Phillips-Han
Simply put this book is now one of my favorites of all time. Metaxas does an incredible job bringing Mr. Wilberforce to life for a new generation. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer