The New Amplified Pilgrim's Progress (Unabridged)
His Progress, Your Journey. A beautiful masterpiece worth reading and rereading—expanding and amplifying the wonder, yet maintaining the original essence. Abraham Lincoln and Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” were ardent admirers of John Bunyan’s...
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His Progress, Your Journey.
A beautiful masterpiece worth reading and rereading—expanding and amplifying the wonder, yet maintaining the original essence.
Abraham Lincoln and Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” were ardent admirers of John Bunyan’s wondrous allegory, The Pilgrim’s Progress. Now beginning its fourth century of popularity, this book has been copiously quoted by countless authors, preachers, and orators for hundreds of years.
Now in modern English comes The New Amplified Pilgrim’s Progress. All of the age-old spiritual treasures that have made John Bunyan’s original the world’s best-selling non-biblical masterpiece in all of history are now carried to new heights of power and clarity in this new enhanced version.
While this is perhaps the most adventure-filled and user-friendly adaption ever penned, it is totally unabridged and, excepting certain amplified scenes, remains strictly faithful to John Bunyan’s original storyline.
Exciting new levels of love and joy, hope and humor are skillfully woven by master storyteller Jim Pappas into this enchanting retelling of John Bunyan’s immortal classic! The New Amplified Pilgrim’s Progress is especially designed to return this spellbinding masterpiece of angels and giants, castles and dragons to the fireside of today’s everyday reader.
John Bunyan (1628-1688) was born in Elstow, England, and his life was spared twice in his early years, something he believed God had done for a special purpose. In November 1660, when Bunyan arrived to preach in the little town of Lower Samsell, he was informed that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Unwilling to denounce his Christian faith and his calling to the ministry, he was imprisoned for twelve years.
Among the many writings he published during his imprisonment are The Holy City; Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners; and the most famous, The Pilgrims Progress.
After his release, he became the pastor of a church in Bedord, England and continued to write and publish stirring works that have endured through time. Among these classics are The Holy War; Bunyan's Visions of Heaven and Hell and Journey to Hell: The Life and Death of Mr. Badman.