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Wesley College archives and manuscripts now open to public access at the John Rylands Library

One of the world’s most important research collections documenting the history of British Methodism and the 18th-century Evangelical Revival has been deposited at the Library, greatly enhancing the existing resources of the… 249 more words

Archives

Developing the design

I decided to add old feel to the design by changing background to old paper texture.
(I downloaded it from here)

This texture added exactly what the design was missing – old and elegant feel. 240 more words

William Wilberforce Museum

Leadership: On Cultivating Community

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead (1901-1978), US anthropologist…

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Justice

How the media push though the Human Trafficking legislation

By David Thomson

“They had for the present no object immediately before them, but that by putting stop directly to the carrying of men in British ships to be sold as slaves,” were the words of evangelical christian MP William Wilberforce after his Slave Trade Act won an overwhelming Commons majority in Febuary 1807. 845 more words

Three Men Whom Changed the World!

Note: This is part 2 in a series on the book “7 Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness”

So whom are these Seven Men? 696 more words

History

Abolition Speech

William Wilberforce

May 12, 1789

When I consider the magnitude of the subject which I am to bring before the House-a subject, in which the interests, not of this country, nor of Europe alone, but of the whole world, and of posterity, are involved: and when I think, at the same time, on the weakness of the advocate who has undertaken this great cause-when these reflections press upon my mind, it is impossible for me not to feel both terrified and concerned at my own inadequacy to such a task. 1,512 more words

Justice

Rosie Millard, Hull and City of Culture

When Hull won the bid for City of Culture 2017 Rosie Millard could have been forgiven for climbing to the top of the building she was in at the time and screaming about it with sheer excitement. 787 more words

Writing For Purpose (Carmen- Print)