Item description for A Journey Through the Life of William Wilberforce: The Abolitionist Who Changed the Face of a Nation by Kevin Belmonte...
Overview Walk the fascinating pathways and historic halls of England as you retrace the steps of legendary abolitionist and staunch Christiam man of faith William Wilberforce. This full-color, unique guide to Wilberforce's life is a great tool for anyone interested in the life of this amazing man. It includes descriptions of his work on behalf of social justice issues like slavery and the end of poverty, as well as his many achievements, portraits of him, and his contemporaries, and the photographs of historic sites in England. Intended for a general audience, this fascinating book is great for anyone wanting to learn more about this man known as "the friend of humanity."
An excellent and educational tool to bring history to life for educators, this multi-use book-- for education, travel, or pleasure reading-- takes the reader on a pictoral journey of the life of Wilberforce, from his home in Hull to the legendary chambers of Parliament in London.
Community Description Written by leading Wilberforce scholar and historical consultant, Kevin Belmonte takes you on a journey through history from his time at his childhood home in Jull through his career in the historic halls of Parliament to his burial in Westminster Abbey. Learn about this amazing man whose work on social justice issues like poverty and slavery that truly make him a "friend of humanity."
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Studio: New Leaf Publishing Group
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 6.16" Height: 0.45" Weight: 0.61 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2007
Publisher New Leaf Press/Master Books
ISBN 0892216719 ISBN13 9780892216710
Availability 0 units.
More About Kevin Belmonte
KEVIN BELMONTE holds a B.A. in English from Gordon College, an M.A. in Church History from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a second Master's Degree in American and New England Studies from the University of Southern Maine. He has twice been a Finalist for the John Pollock Award for Christian Biography, and in 2003, his book, William Wilberforce: A Hero for Humanity, won that award. For five years, his biography of William Wilberforce has been taught as part of a course on leadership and character formation at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. On several occasions, he has served as a script consultant for the BBC, and also for the PBS documentary, The Better Hour. For six years, he was the lead script and historical consultant for the critically acclaimed film, Amazing Grace. Kevin resides in a seaside village in Maine with his wife, Kelly, and their seven-year-old son, Sam.