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John WesIey's last letter from his deathbed
The tragic economics of the slave trade.
From the Editor - Fishing for Compassion
the most malignant evil of the British Empire ceased largely because of the faith and persistence of William Wilberforce.
The Christian History Timeline by Sarah Williams
The Clapham Sect was one of the most elite and effective bands of Christian social reformers—ever
The Clapham Sect's impact in India—and the world.
Little-known or remarkable facts about William Wilberforce and the Century of Reform
Lord Shaftesbury and William Gladstone, like Wilberforce, had Christ in their hearts and politics in their blood.
What 19th-century British reformers teach us about Christian social action today.
An introduction to the turbulent 19th century.
Newton responded to thousands of requests for spiritual counsel with letters advising the lowly and the great.
TURNING POINT
After a crushing political defeat, William Wilberforce nearly gave up his fight to abolish the slave trade. But a life-changing letter from John Newton sent this Daniel back into the lion's den.
William Wilberforce saw two long charitable campaigns through, even in war's distracting shadow
One hundred fifty years before C. S. Lewis, William Wilberforce wrote the Mere Christianity of his time.
Antislavery politician
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February 18, 1546: German reformer Martin Luther dies in Eisleben. In one of his pockets he had placed the beginning of a projected manuscript against Roman Catholics. In another pocket was a slip of paper reminding him, "We are beggars, that's the truth" (see issue 39: Luther's Later Years).

February 18, 1564: Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Italian Renaissance artist whose works include the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, dies.

February 18, 1678: Puritan preacher John Bunyan publishes The Pilgrim's ...

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