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N is for John Newton

John Newton

John Newton led what you might consider an interesting life. He was a sailor, a slaver, a clergyman and author of Amazing Grace, arguably the most popular hymn of all time.

Born in 1725 in Wapping, London, Newton grew up at a time of religious turmoil. His father was ostensibly a Catholic but had Protestant sympathies while his mother was a devout independent Anglican. Read more ›››

N is for John Newton

John Newton

John Newton led what you might consider an interesting life. He was a sailor, a slaver, a clergyman and author of arguably the most popular hymn of all time.

Born in 1725 in Wapping, London, Newton grew up at a time of religious turmoil. His father was ostensibly a Catholic, but had Protestant sympathies while his mother was a devout independent Anglican. Read more ›››