Clapham Sect

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  • William Wlberforce Sociology

    The life of the Clapham Group has implications for us. As they worked together, sharing meals and ideas and supporting each other on mission, they formed a local geographical community which functioned like an extended family with prayer and worship. There was a range of professional skills within the group and they worked together to use their personal gifts and material possessions to achieve their aims of evangelism, social care and political reform (Hill 2004). This mirrors a contemporary call in the church away from individualism towards deeply connected relationships with each other and towards family, because “…humans are meant to exist deeply connected in covenant relationship to God and to each other and [that] this is a vital key to being able to function…

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  • Ignorance Is Wrong Essay

    Ignorance is a horrible enemy in the progress of society, such as the faith healing and anti-vax movement. These movements and ideologies are counterproductive to society, and they are still practiced, and need to surely be stopped. was shown that 172 children from many different religious sects in 34 states had succombed to illness (Asser). ”Faith Healing” practice is pseudoscientific, malicious, counterproductive, and bad for the whole of society. Also, it will be shown that laws do protect…

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  • William Wilberforce: Outlawing The Slave Trade

    Also, he lived a highly instrumental life because he changed the society to be better. He got through Slave Act,’ and ‘Slavery Abolition Act.’ He stopped to do deportation which the black slaves were transported from Africa. Furthermore, Wilberforce worked on a political campaign as “anti-slavery,” so that he could change the society. However, to satisfy his plans, he needed some people who could helping him. Clapham Colleagues, Granville Sharp, John Thornton, Henry Thornton, Thomas Clarkson,…

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  • Wilberforce's Abolition Of The Slave Trade

    to Wilberforce’s home in the early hours of the morning, reeling from their victory. Wilberforce turned to Thornton and asked, “Well, Henry, what shall we abolish next?” Along with his work against the slave trade, Wilberforce also led a campaign for the “Reformation of Manners.” Two key elements of this campaign was the formation of the Proclamation Society in and the publication of Wilberforce’s A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians in the Higher and…

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