Amazing Grace Religious Beliefs

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Amazing Grace is the famous Negro Spiritual songs. This song was composed by the British slave trader, John Newton who had a dramatic faith experience during a storm at sea. Amazing Grace has been played at countless funerals and memorial services, sung at civil rights events and in churches, and even hit pop music charts. Amazing Grace with its simple message of redemption, was an ideal hymn for such a time. When music had not been as prevalent during services but by the 19th century, more Christian leaders began to argue that music enhanced religious worship. They felt that it took believers closer to God and softened their hearts and minds so that they might receive God 's message. This song has survived centuries of social and political

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