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The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
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The Pilgrim's Progress (original 1678; edition 1964)

by John Bunyan, F.R. Leavis (Afterword)

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Title:The Pilgrim's Progress
Authors:John Bunyan
Other authors:F.R. Leavis (Afterword)
Info:Signet Classics (1964), Paperback, 304 pages
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Tags:Non-Fiction, Spiritual Formation, Religion

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The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (Author) (1678)

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nice cristian fiction book. ( )
  abe-ray | Apr 23, 2015 |
nice cristian fiction book. ( )
  abe-ray | Apr 23, 2015 |
nice cristian fiction book. ( )
  abe-ray | Apr 23, 2015 |
I believe that science, specifically chemistry, is a window through which we can learn a lot about humanity. The poem at the beginning of Pilgrim's Progress tells about how the author did not mean to make this book but it simply came from his thoughts on different work and took over. I want to use this book to start my first class of the semester and talk about how we can be looking at chemistry and find out something about ourselves without trying too hard.
  ogroft | Apr 14, 2015 |
John Bunyan writes, Pilgrim’s Progress; his allegory, his dream; depicting a spiritual journey leading to everlasting freedom while he himself was in prison. Dreams were given great significance in the ancient world. Pilgrim’s Progress is a dream, with characters and events symbolizing knowledge, and lessons learned throughout the story, which is quite an adventure. An adventure, that would appeal to both adult and child.
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  Spiritus3 | Apr 7, 2015 |
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Bunyan, JohnAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesterton, G. K.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Froude, James Anthonysecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Harrison, G.B.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hazelbaker, L. Edwardsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Maguire, RobertNotessecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Robertson, PatForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sharrock, RogerEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Southey, Robertsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Witherspoon, Alexander M.Introductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wumkes, G. A.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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I have used similitudes. Hosea xii.10
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As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and, as I slept, I dreamed a dream.
(Introduction to the Penguin edition by Roger Sharrock) -- The Pilgrim's Progress is a book which in the three hundred years of its existence has crossed most of the barriers of race and culture that usually serve to limit the communicative power of a classic.
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And all the trumpets sounded for him on the other side.
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One of the most powerful dramas of Christian faith ever written, this captivating allegory of man's religious journey in search of salvation follows the pilgrim as he travels an obstacle-filled road to the Celestial City. An enormously influential 17th-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language.

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A religious allegory which follows the trials and tribulations of Christian as he journeys to the Celestial City.

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