William Wilberforce by Janet Benge audiobook

William Wilberforce: Take Up The Fight

By Janet Benge  and Geoff Benge
Read by Tim Gregory

YWAM Publishing
5.20 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781633898165

William wondered how anyone was supposed to battle slavery. After all, King George III and the Church of England both had large amounts of money invested in trade with the West Indies. And a large number of bishops sat in the House of Lords. William shook his head. This was a much bigger fight than he felt capable of taking on. For two hundred years, British slave ships plied the Middle Passage, taking African men, women, and children to their doom. Ending slavery in the mighty British Empire seemed like an impossible dream, but once William Wilberforce resolved to represent the abolitionists in Parliament, he would fight to the bitter end-for nearly half a century-to achieve that goal. Together with a community of dynamic reformers, Wilberforce struggled to rid his nation of evil and to give dignity and freedom to all people-slave and slave trader, poor and powerful. His example continues to inspire others to use their gifts and influence to do good against the odds. (1759-1833).

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William wondered how anyone was supposed to battle slavery. After all, King George III and the Church of England both had large amounts of money invested in trade with the West Indies. And a large number of bishops sat in the House of Lords. William shook his head. This was a much bigger fight than he felt capable of taking on.

For two hundred years, British slave ships plied the Middle Passage, taking African men, women, and children to their doom. Ending slavery in the mighty British Empire seemed like an impossible dream, but once William Wilberforce resolved to represent the abolitionists in Parliament, he would fight to the bitter end-for nearly half a century-to achieve that goal.

Together with a community of dynamic reformers, Wilberforce struggled to rid his nation of evil and to give dignity and freedom to all people-slave and slave trader, poor and powerful. His example continues to inspire others to use their gifts and influence to do good against the odds. (1759-1833).

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Author Bio: Janet Benge

Author Bio: Janet Benge

Janet Benge was born in 1958 and grew up in Hamilton, New Zealand. She and her husband, Geoff Benge, combine talents to produce works such as the Christian Heroes: Then & Now series and the Heroes of History series. She and Geoff currently reside in Orlando, Florida.

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Author Bio: Geoff Benge

Author Bio: Geoff Benge

Geoff Benge was raised in New Zealand, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and philosophy from Waikato University. He and his wife, Janet Benge, are best known for their series Christian Heroes: Then & Now and Heroes of History. He and Janet currently reside in Orlando, Florida.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 5.20
Audience: Adult
Language: English