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Fierce Convictions: the Extraordinary Life of Hannah More | The Gospel Centered Woman

Karen Swallow Prior. Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2014. 272 pp. $24.99.

In our modern era of cultural upheaval, with a renewed emphasis in evangelicalism on the gospel’s intersection with social justice and societal transformation, it’s common to want to look back into history and see how other Christians have lived. 88 more words

November 11 1814: Lord Castlereagh to William Wilberforce.

On November 11 1814, Lord Castlereagh writes to William Wilberforce.,

Vienna, November 11, 1814.

My dear Sir — I have received your letter to Prince Talleyrand, and have obeyed your commands in laying copies before the Sovereigns here. 133 more words


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A missive written in 1814 by Lord Castlereagh to one of my ancestors, William Wilberforce, about the abolition of slavery.

Modern Day Slavery

The last time you were at the mall buying some of the latest fashions, did it ever cross your mind of to ask who was actually making the clothes behind that designer label? 906 more words


Discovery phase

Whatever you design, it is very important to design it right first time! This is the reason why we always need to do discovery phase to find out what users want/need and design product exactly the way they want so it is easy for them to use and they like design. 185 more words

Color Scheme

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This is where I say thank you to the lovely Bendilyn Bach, writer of a blog that I read and unfailingly enjoy, by the name of… 855 more words


The Fierce Convictions of Hannah More - a review of Karen Swallow Prior's biography of a poet, reformer and abolitionist

A Consecrated Pen

In Fierce Convictions – The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist (2014, Thomas Nelson), Karen Swallow Prior presents the life of a woman described by John Newton as wielding “a consecrated pen.” One might be tempted to say that Prior wields the same pen in her account of this 18th-19th Century woman of letters, action and faith. 1,106 more words

William Wilberforce {26/31 Niches}

William Wilberforce 1759-1833 (He is well known for his part in thr abolition of slavery in England. His life was recently dramatized in the excellent movie: … 513 more words