The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
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Published in 1678, John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress is one of the best-known Christian allegorical novels ever written. Believing deeply that he has led a sinful life, Christian undertakes a pilgrimage in search of the Celestial City. Throughout his journey, he faces personal trials, great danger, and experiences moments of joy during which he comes to understand the spiritual realm and his place in it.

Written during John Bunyan’s incarceration for preaching without a licence, The Pilgrim’s Progress has since been translated into more than two hundred languages and has never been out of print.

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John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Baptist preacher and the author of more than sixty books and tracts. Roger Pooley teaches at Keele University in Staffordshire, England, and is a member of the International John Bunyan Society.
Published March 30, 2004 by 178 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, History, Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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When Vaughan Williams' operatic re-working of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress first hit the London stage in 1951, it was not liked much by either critics or audiences, which must explain why it has not been seen since.

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