William Wilberforce--no man fought harder to abolish slavery. Rarely have so many owed so much to so few. A dozen or so Clapham men and women not only fought slavery but against every sort of vice. Many were wealthy. They employed their worldly goods in behalf of ... Education of the masses, private charity, protection of chimney sweeps, creation of Sunday Schools and orphanages--these and dozens of other causes.... But it is the abolition of slavery which remains their greatest achievement.

William Wilberforce--no man fought harder to abolish slavery. Rarely have so many owed so much to so few. A dozen or so Clapham men and women not only fought slavery but against every sort of vice. Many were wealthy. They employed their worldly goods in behalf of ... Education of the masses, private charity, protection of chimney sweeps, creation of Sunday Schools and orphanages--these and dozens of other causes.... But it is the abolition of slavery which remains their greatest achievement.

Charles Wesley wrote many many fine hymns.  Worthy of singing, worthy of hearing, worthy for prayer!

Charles Wesley wrote many many fine hymns. Worthy of singing, worthy of hearing, worthy for prayer!

Woodrow Wilson Proclaimed Mother's Day - 1901-2000 Church History Timeline

Woodrow Wilson Proclaimed Mother's Day - 1901-2000 Church History Timeline

John Wesley's Heart Strangely Warmed - 1701-1800 Church History Timeline

John Wesley's Heart Strangely Warmed - 1701-1800 Church History Timeline

Separate but Equal for Richard Allen - 1801-1900 Church History Timeline

Separate but Equal for Richard Allen - 1801-1900 Church History Timeline

When Granville Sharp was born on this day, November 10, 1735 in Durham, England, his family may have expected he would follow in the steps of his father and grandfather.

When Granville Sharp was born on this day, November 10, 1735 in Durham, England, his family may have expected he would follow in the steps of his father and grandfather.

November 19, 1861 — Julia Ward Howe wrote the "Battle Hymn of the Republic."

November 19, 1861 — Julia Ward Howe wrote the "Battle Hymn of the Republic."

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