2015-01-10 15:21:46 UTC
than one place - but couldn't, oddly.
(includes photo from production)
"If one heard that a musical on Broadway featured a story of a slave
trader turned evangelical - who helped end the institution of slavery in
England almost 60 years before it ended in the U.S. - one would find the
story itself as fantastic as the idea that Broadway would portray the
Christian life in any kind of a positive way.
"But both the history and the positive depiction of Christian faith are
real: 'Amazing Grace,' the musical which opened in what's being hailed
as a pre-Broadway run in Chicago, features the story of John Newton, the
author of the best known hymn in Christendom..."