A man often overlooked in history, Wilberforce fought a battle of some forty-six years to abolish slave trade and, ultimately, slavery itself in Britain. From his troubled youth and departure from Christianity to his reunion with evangelical faith and his destiny, this guide helps you to understand and experience the ups and downs this remarkable man experienced as he laboured to uphold the dignity of life.
About the Author:
Writer/historian Kevin Belmonte resides in the seaside village of York, Maine (U.S.A.)—his birthplace. His is a literary family, of British descent, including the poets Robert Frost and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He was the principal historical consultant for Amazing Grace, a feature film on the life of Wilberforce produced by Walden Media. He has served as a script consultant for the BBC, and his book, Hero for Humanity: A Biography of William Wilberforce, is the winner of the John Pollock Award for Christian Biography. He is married to Kelly and have a son, Samuel.