John Bunyan





John Bunyan

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born
in Bedford, Elstow, England, The United Kingdom
November 28, 1628

died
August 31, 1688

gender
male

genre

influences
Arthur Dent, Lewis Bayly, Martin Luther


About this author

John Bunyan, a Christian writer and preacher, was born at Harrowden (one mile south-east of Bedford), in the Parish of Elstow, England. He wrote The Pilgrim's Progress, arguably the most famous published Christian allegory. In the Church of England he is remembered with a Lesser Festival on 30 August.


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The Pilgrim's Progress
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 46,074 ratings — published 1678 — 542 editions
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Grace Abounding to the Chie...
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The Holy War
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 409 ratings — published 1682 — 69 editions
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Prayer
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The Acceptable Sacrifice
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1978 — 9 editions
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All Loves Excelling
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Works of John Bunyan: 3 Vol...
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Grace Abounding: With Other...
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The Life And Death Of Mr Ba...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1680 — 21 editions
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More books by John Bunyan…
“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”
John Bunyan

“In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. ”
John Bunyan

“What God says is best, is best, though all the men in the world are against it.”
John Bunyan, The Pilgrims Progress; From This World to That Which Is to Come by a New Edition

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