John Bunyan was an English Christian writer and preacher, who is well-known for his book The Pilgrim's Progress. Though he was a Reformed Baptist, he is remembered in the Church of England with a Lesser Festival on August 30th, and on the liturgical calendar of the Episcopal Church (US) on August 29th.
John Bunyan was born in 1628 to Thomas and Margaret Bunyan in Bunyan's End in the parish of Elstow, Bedfordshire, England. Bunyan's End was located approximately half way between the hamlet of Harrowden (one mile southeast of Bedford) and Elstow's High Street. He is recorded in the Elstow parish register as having been baptised John Bunyan, on 30 November ... more »
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''My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.''John Bunyan (1628-1688), British Baptist preacher, author. Mr. Valiant-for-Truth, in The Pilgrim's Progress, pt. 2 (1684). Making his farewell.
''One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.''John Bunyan (1628-1688), British Baptist preacher, author. the Interpreter, in The Pilgrim's Progress, pt. 2 (1684).
''The name of the slough was Despond.''John Bunyan (1628-1688), British Baptist preacher, author. The Pilgrim's Progress, pt. 1 (1678). Referring to the "miry slough" in which Christian...
''Who would true Valour see,John Bunyan (1628-1688), British poet. The Pilgrim's Progress (l. 1-2). . . New Oxford Book of Christian Verse, The. Donald Davie, ed. (1981) Oxfo...
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''He that is down needs fear no fall,''John Bunyan (1628-1688), British poet. The Pilgrim's Progress (l. 1). . . New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (19...
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