Wilberforce’s Hope: Abolition, Faith, and the Good Society

The United States Constitution – Amendment 13 | December 18, 1865
Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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Some of you’ve seen Amazing Grace, the film about William Wilberforce. But for those who haven’t, here’s an introduction to him…

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Carpe Diem Redeemed by Os Guinness

Humility and perspective. For this reader, these vital, but oft-neglected things stand near the heart of Os Guinness’ new book, Carpe Diem Redeemed, a book that is richly endowed with forthright, well-considered writing. How one wishes for more books like this! For, with eloquence, wit, and sage reflection, it lovingly casts a gauntlet down at much that is misleading, or indeed harmful, in our spirit of the age.

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