The Abolitionists' Scandal
William Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect founded Sierra Leone, then tolerated a form of slavery there, a new book reveals.
Wilberforce Amazes; Film Forum Moves On
In Film Forum's final week at CT Movies, Jeffrey Overstreet reflects on the column's seven-year run. Plus: Wilberforce's testimony dazzles us in Amazing Grace, but The Astronaut Farmer, The Number 23, and Reno 911: Miami are disappointing.
"You have not labored in vain"
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.
Pastor to the Nation
Newton responded to thousands of requests for spiritual counsel with letters advising the lowly and the great.