Walking through the wilderness of this world I came upon a place where there was a hollow. There I lay down to sleep: and as I slept I dreamed a dream.PILGRIM'S PROGRESS tells the story of Christian and his spiritual pilgrimage from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City. On his journey he experiences joy, struggle, temptation and danger during his memorable encounters with such characters as Pliable, Talkative, Giant Despair, Worldly-Wiseman, Evangelist, Apollyon, Faithful, Hopeful and Ignorance. One of the most significant works in the English language, it has encouraged and inspired generations of Christians in their own spiritual journeys.This new edition brings Bunyan's seventeenth-century English up to date and includes all of his Bible references, an introduction and a new foreword.
John Bunyan (1628-88) was a writer and preacher. As a Puritan, he was arrested for preaching without a licence and spent twelve years in Bedford jail. It was there that PILGRIM'S PROGRESS, among other works, was written.