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Bunyan, John

Born: 28-11-1628 at Elstow, Bedfordshire, England
Died: 31-8-1688

Summary of Biography

English writer and preacher, Bunyan is renowned as the author of The Pilgrim's Progress (1678). It achieved the feat of being the most widely read book in English after the Bible. It is now regarded as a classic and has been translated in various languages.

Biography

John Bunyan, author of the great Christian allegory Pilgrim's Progress, was born into a tinker family.  As a youth, he was tormented by fits of depression, dreams of fiends trying to fly away with him, and voices telling him to 'sell Christ. ' He joined and preached to a Baptist society in Bedford, for which he was arrested and jailed for nearly 12 years.  While in prison he wrote Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners and began his allegorical masterpiece.

This section contains 15 books
The Holy War
The Holy War


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Grace Abounding to The Chief of Sinners
Grace Abounding to The Chief of Sinners


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Pilgrim's Progress in Modern English
Pilgrim's Progress in Modern English


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The Strait Gate
The Strait Gate


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The Saint's Knowledge of Christ's Love
The Saint's Knowledge of Christ's Love


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The Holy City
The Holy City


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The Resurrection of the Dead and External Judgment
The Resurrection of the Dead and External Judgment


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Of Antichrist and His Ruin
Of Antichrist and His Ruin


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The Life and Death of Mr. Badman
The Life and Death of Mr. Badman


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The Jerusalem Sinner Saved
The Jerusalem Sinner Saved


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A Selection
A Selection


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Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners


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The Pilgrim's Progress
The Pilgrim's Progress


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The Pharisee and Publican
The Pharisee and Publican


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The Holy War
The Holy War


US$ 36.99