Here’s the story of a visionary, a principled man of his time, and a classic and enduring hero. William Wilberforce’s 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 story for those who would affect change in today’s society.
This full-color book includes a comprehensive collection of essays and commentary from ministry leaders and scholars such as Chuck Colson, D. James Kennedy, John Piper and Alveda King, as well as historic paintings, engravings, and documents that affirm the story. Read the exclusive interview with “Amazing Grace” producer Ken Wales on his six-year journey to faith to see the movie come to life. Go on location in historic England with movie photos and backstage information from the exciting production.
Ted Baehr of “Movieguide” has teamed with acclaimed filmmaker Ken Wales and author Susan Wales to create this fascinating book about the enduring legacy and exemplary faith of William Wilberforce. Representing an influential and growing presence of faith-honoring entertainment professionals in Hollywood, this book is an important and educational extension of Wilberforce’s story, and will be a treasured addition to any home, school, or university library.
The Amazing Grace of Freedom - Wilberforce
Publisher: New Leaf Press
Format: Hard Cpver
Page Count: 144
Author: Ted Baehr, Susan Wales, Ken Wales
Age: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, adult
Grade: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: History, Biography, Slavery