Standard Name: Newton, John,, 1725 - 1807
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|Friends, Associates||William Cowper||
Notable among Cowper's other friends were the Rev John Newton (a former slave-trader who since his conversion had become a hellfire Evangelical preacher), Lady Austen (who set him the writing task commemorated in the title...
|Friends, Associates||Eleanor Tatlock||
ET felt her original move from Kent to Great Marlow cut her off from her friends. She wrote two poems to Mrs Anna Parnell of Canterbury, and exchanged good wishes with the Rev. John Newton
John Newton captained a slaving ship; he got religion on board his ship, and became a leading founder of Evangelicalism .
There was published An Authentic Narrative of some . . . Particulars in the Life of [John Newton], an autobiography in which the ex-slave-trader Newton expressed penitence for his pre-conversion, sinful life.
Evangelicalism received a boost when the Rev. John Newton moved from Olney in Buckinghamshire to London at the invitation of businessman John Thornton .
John Wesley , debating how far to take the Methodists in the direction of Evangelicism , talked over the issue by letter with John Newton , ex-slave-captain and leading Evangelical.
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