Wilberforce – the Movie

Well, the original motivation for all this writing about Wilberforce was the film Amazing Grace. It's a new film that's due for release on 26th July. Emma got invited to a media screening a couple of weeks ago and I tagged along. So, What's it like as a film? To be honest, Amazing Grace would… Continue reading Wilberforce – the Movie

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Wilberforce – The Wonder Years

Wilberforce was by all accounts a weedy bloke. A fact that doesn't really come out in all the stylized statues and paintings. He grew up in Yorkshire, in a wealthy family - his father traded across the Baltic and had been local mayor in Hull on two occasions. His first exposure to Christianity was through… Continue reading Wilberforce – The Wonder Years