The Amazing Grace of Freedom (Hardcover)
A visionary and principled man of his time; a classic and enduring hero for ours.
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, recently 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. This fascinating book includes:
- A comprehensive collection of essays and commentary from ministry leaders and scholars such as Chuck Colson, D. James Kennedy, John Piper, Alveda King, and many more
- An exclusive interview with Amazing Grace producer Ken Wales on his six-year journey of faith to see the movie come to life
- Historic paintings, engravings, and documents are highlighted on every page
- Go on location in historic England with movie photos and backstage info from the exciting production of Amazing Grace.
Ted Baehr of MOVIEGUIDE™ has teamed with acclaimed filmmaker Ken Wales and author Susan Wales to create this unique book about the enduring legacy and powerful faith of Wilberforce. Representing an influential and growing presence of faith-honoring entertainment professionals in Hollywood, this book is an important and educational extension of the William Wilberforce story, and will be a treasured addition to any home, school, or university library. 140 pages, hardcover. ($19.99 retail)
Slaves’ Champion (Paperback)
This fascinating book, published in London in 1861, is a revealing biography of British abolitionist William Wilberforce. It includes the reflections of those who knew him and reveals his impact on the final destruction of the brutal slave trade. Correspondence from Wilberforce to his friends and colleagues is highlighted and his Christian character and beliefs are made clear. Published soon after his death, this book gives a revealing look into the way Wilberforce lived and his impact on British society an impact that also inspired American abolitionists in their effort to end slavery within the United States. As it was written close to his time, the customs and culture of Wilberforce s era are revealed. The Slaves Champion is a must-read for serious students of Wilberforce and history. 240 pages. ($11.99 retail)