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.