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Fierce Convictions The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

By Karen Swallow Prior
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.2 Stars

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On 10/7 march2december wrote: You probably never heard of her, but once you read this book you will be glad you did! You will wonder why you never have! She is missing from all the history classes and you will want to find more information on her. A don't miss read!You probably never heard of her, but once you read this book you ... Missing from History Class

march2december's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/23 ladysown wrote: "The Extraordinary life of Hannah More - Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist."   This book about Hannah More is a detailed and carefully book about the life of Hannah More.   Wow... what an interesting read. Hannah More was a lady born in a time when women was just starting to ... Review: Fierce Convictions

ladysown's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/10 Angela Parsley wrote: This was a great biography about a women I have never heard of until now. Hannah More was a strong Christian who used her gifts for the greater good. She lived in a time period when Wilberforce was working to abolish slavery and when John Newton was a great preacher. This was also a time period where ... Book Review: Fierce Convictions by Prior

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/2 Nate Claiborne wrote: There was a lot of buzz about Karen Swallow Prior's Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist back in the fall and it is still continuing. After reading it for myself, it is a combination of a great writer authoring an engaging narrative about an little known ... New Books of Note

Nate Claiborne's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/8 aTransParentMom wrote: Hannah was born in 1745 and lived to be 88 years old. We don’t hear much of her, which is very surprising, due to the vast amount of change she brought to England. Born in relative poverty, she rose up to be friends with the elite. Something, I might add, that was virtually impossible in those days. She ... Fierce Convictions — by Karen Swallow Prior

aTransParentMom's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/3 K.L.B wrote: Fierce Convictions by Karen Swallow Prior is a marvelous biography of an almost unknown woman in our history. Hannah More, a British woman born during the mid 1700’s to rather humble beginnings, she grew up with four other sisters to become, like the Bronte sisters, teachers of their own school for ... Smart, sharp biography of an unknown and remarkable woman

K.L.B's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/31 Shelly Duffer wrote: Two weeks ago, I didn't know who Hannah More was. Now I feel like she and I could have been best friends. Most of the rapid development of our kinship is due to Hannah More's convictions, passions and ways of thinking. But some of that also has to do with the author Karen Swallow Prior's skills in ... A New Friend

Shelly's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/27 kratzy wrote: In this book, the author, who is also a professor for English at Liberty University, introduces the reader to the life and work of Hannah More. While I am familiar with the major players in abolitionist history, I have never heard of Hannah More before reading this book. Hannah More lived in England; ... A well-written introduction to one representative of the English Abolitionist movement

kratzy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/27 Krystal wrote: Fierce Convictions The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More by Karen Swallow Prior is a biography about one of the most important women in history that you haven't heard of. Hannah More affected every level of 18th-century British society. She helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, ... Fierce Convictions Review

Krystal's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/17 James Pate wrote: Hannah More was a writer and an activist in eighteenth-early nineteenth century England. She wrote plays, poems, and even a novel that was mentioned in one of Jane Austen’s unfinished works (albeit negatively). More also worked with politician William Wilberforce to end the slave trade, established ... Book Write-Up: Fierce Convictions, by Karen Swallow Prior

James' Rating:

5 Stars