The Pilgrim's Progress

The Pilgrim's Progress

by Bunyan John, Mybook (Editor)

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Overview

The entire book is presented as a dream sequence narrated by an omniscient narrator. The allegory's protagonist, Christian, is an everyman character, and the plot centres on his journey from his hometown, the "City of Destruction" ("this world"), to the "Celestial City" ("that which is to come": Heaven) atop Mount Zion. Christian is weighed down by a great burden-the knowledge of his sin-which he believed came from his reading "the book in his hand" (the Bible). This burden, which would cause him to sink into Hell, is so unbearable that Christian must seek deliverance. He meets Evangelist as he is walking out in the fields, who directs him to the "Wicket Gate" for deliverance.

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ISBN-13: 9781979404884
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/03/2017
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

John Bunyan(1628-1688) was born the son of a metalworker near Bedford, England. He went on to become a famous preacher and writer and during his life penned over 2 million words, his most famous work being 'The Pilgrim's Progress'.

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'This wonderful work is one of the very few books which may be read over repeatedly at different times, and each time with a new and a different pleasure' ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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