The people who know John Newton's name often only know one or two things about him. They recognize that he authored one of the most popular hymns of all time, 'Amazing Grace'. The other thing they sometimes know is that he was a slaveship captain before he wrote that hymn. Those facts are true, but there is a great deal more to his story! This addition to the Bitesize Biography Series will give you a fuller picture of this often over-looked leader of the Evangelical movement of the 18th century.