The New Pilgrim's Progress: John Bunyan's Classic Revised For Today With Notes
The Pilgrim's Progress , John Bunyan's classic allegory of the Christian life, has endured like few other literary masterpieces. Describing the adventures of the pilgrim on his Christian walk, Bunyan's work is rich with application and timeless inspiration for Christians....
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The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan's classic allegory of the Christian life, has endured like few other literary masterpieces. Describing the adventures of the pilgrim on his Christian walk, Bunyan's work is rich with application and timeless inspiration for Christians. Millions have read this book, which has been published in more than 100 languages.
Because today's readers often struggle with the vocabulary of the original edition, Judith E. Markham has discreetly modernized its language, while retaining as much of Bunyan's style and form as possible. To enhance readers' understanding, Warren W. Wiersbe's extensive notes explain Bunyan's references to his own life, to the culture of his day, to his theological perspective and to the numerous Scripture quotations and allusions.
The Pilgrim's Progress offers as much encouragement to those who are serious about their Christian walk today as it did when first published in 1678. This revised and annotated edition makes the richness of Bunyan's work readily accessible to readers of all ages and backgrounds.
Warren W. Wiersbe, in this study of Pilgrim's Progress, has added extensive notes that explain John Bunyan's reference to his own life, the culture of his day, his theological perspective, and his numerous Scripture quotations and allusions.
Makes the richness of Bunyan's work readily accessible to readers of all ages and backgrounds. Discover new truths that will enlighten and magnify your views of this encouraging classic.
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.