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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (213 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Piper Narrator: Wayne Shepherd Publisher: Crossway Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2009 ISBN:
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William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833) was a British politician and philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. John Piper's biography of Wilberforce takes readers beyond his battle against slavery and explores the beliefs and motivations of this influential evangelical politician. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Daniel Alvers | 12/23/2013

    " Pretty good and simple. I was begging for much more though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tina Nandi | 10/3/2013

    " I already knew quite a bit about William Wilberforce thanks to the movie made on his life called "Amazing Grace" but I wanted to know more! This book was easy to read and informative and it tells you more about what was happening in his life behind his great achievements... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rylan Perrott | 1/29/2013

    " A well written outline of William Wilberforce as a person and the life he led. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris | 1/20/2013

    " This was a very good book. Helped me learn more about this great figure of Christianity. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Todd Hauptman | 11/28/2012

    " This book provides an incredible of an inspiring Christian leaders pursuit of justice and living out his very real faith. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Aaron | 10/23/2012

    " Excellent summary of Wilberforce's lifes work, and Piper gives an excellent theological mission that should be an example for us all. What drives how you live your life and what you devote your energy to? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Claire Smith | 11/11/2011

    " I learned a lot about William Wilberforce and UK's slave trade history. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bill | 9/6/2011

    " Wilberforce and Piper had a lot in common it seems, but happily this book is about Wilberforce, not about Piper. Focusing on his faith as the foundation for his political acheivements. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Greg | 8/13/2011

    " Well written book about the Emglish member of parliament who led the fight to end slavery. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Suzanne | 7/20/2011

    " Listened to this on CD-- very short, only 1 disc. Gave some interesting insights into Wilberforce's thinking and background, but was extremely preachy-- but what can you expect, the author was a minister. Now I want to watch the movie "Amazing Grace" again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lindsay | 1/25/2011

    " This is a very short book on Wilberforce. It was very good though. I might have to read a more in-depth book on his life for it is a very amazing one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michael Patrick | 9/4/2010

    " This is an interesting look into the life of Wilberforce. He was truly a remarkable man changed by an even more remarkable God. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gary | 8/3/2010

    " Kinda a synapses of the mans life. Very short. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 5/8/2010

    " This book is a nice, quick read from one of the best theologians of our time. Dr. Piper does an excellent job, as he always does, of providing for the reader an accurate Christian and historical commentary on William Wilberforce. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Suzanne | 5/2/2010

    " Listened to this on CD-- very short, only 1 disc. Gave some interesting insights into Wilberforce's thinking and background, but was extremely preachy-- but what can you expect, the author was a minister. Now I want to watch the movie "Amazing Grace" again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gary | 2/24/2010

    " Kinda a synapses of the mans life. Very short. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Claire | 1/30/2010

    " I learned a lot about William Wilberforce and UK's slave trade history. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wade | 11/12/2009

    " This is a very good, and short, overview of William Wilberforce’s life and a very fair portrait of the fact that his faith in Jesus was what drove him to fight for social justice. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Aaron | 7/28/2009

    " Excellent summary of Wilberforce's lifes work, and Piper gives an excellent theological mission that should be an example for us all. What drives how you live your life and what you devote your energy to? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 10/13/2008

    " This book is a nice, quick read from one of the best theologians of our time. Dr. Piper does an excellent job, as he always does, of providing for the reader an accurate Christian and historical commentary on William Wilberforce. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tina | 8/13/2008

    " I already knew quite a bit about William Wilberforce thanks to the movie made on his life called "Amazing Grace" but I wanted to know more! This book was easy to read and informative and it tells you more about what was happening in his life behind his great achievements... "

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About the Author
Author John Piper

John Piper is founder and teacher of DesiringGod.org and chancellor for Bethlehem College and Seminary, Minneapolis. For thirty-three years, he was pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is author of more than fifty books, including Desiring God and Let the Nations Be Glad!

About the Narrator

Wayne Shepherd’s voice is heard widely in Christian radio and television, as well as numerous audiobooks and special projects. With nearly forty years of broadcast experience, Wayne serves a growing number of clients as a radio host, interviewer, voice-over talent, and consultant.