The Pilgrim's Progress

The Pilgrim's Progress

Often rated as important as the Bible as a Christian document, this famous story of man's progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the powerful drama of the pilgrim's trials and temptations follows him in his harrowing journey to the Celestial Cit...

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Title:The Pilgrim's Progress
Author:John Bunyan
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ISBN:0486426750
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:324 pages

The Pilgrim's Progress Reviews

  • Paul
    Aug 27, 2007
    I read this book during my second deployment to Iraq as well and it took me quite a while to finish it. I had seen this book referenced often and I wanted to read it on my own. The overall consensus is that it is a very compelling book and will pull at your soul's emotional strings with its simplici...
  • Stephen
    Sep 01, 2007
    simply amazing. There is a reason why many literary critics consider this the best Christian book/read next to the Bible. This book although not a difficult read compared to other literary classics will definitely challenge you with its many allegories and metaphors of the Christian life. For anyone...
  • Ryan
    Mar 02, 2008
    So you know when you hear that Citizen Kane is the best movie ever because of how revolutionary it was during its time period, and then you watch it and you realize that the key phrase is "during its time period"? Well, reading Pilgrim's Progress is likely to leave many with the same feeling. No dou...
  • Jessica
    Sep 05, 2008
    The Pilgrim's Progress is a wonderful work written by a 17th-century Puritan, John Bunyan, from his prison cell in a time of persecution. J.C. Ryle wrote of this book, “I do not doubt that the one volume of Pilgrim’s Progress, written by a man who knew hardly any book but his Bible, and ...
  • Mike (the Paladin)
    Oct 09, 2009
    I have a few versions of this on my shelves from the nicely bound hard back to paper backs I can hand out (you know "loan").This is (as I'm sure most already know) an allegorical journey depicting the struggles of living the Christian life. John Bunyan was a Baptist imprisoned when it was against th...
  • K.D. Absolutely
    Jan 16, 2010
    Fascinating allegory about man’s search for salvation. The fact that this was first published in 1678 by John Bunyan (1628-1688) and its message still rings true up to now makes this an appropriate read for those who believe in life after death. The only problem is that if you hate classics, th...
  • Paul Bryant
    Apr 23, 2012
    In the dawn of the day Reader began his quest for the Great Denoument with a glad heart, his countenance suffused by the Joy of Literature Yet Unread and unburthened by Mercantile Drear. He knew he should soon pass threw Goodreads City which was said to be very Malevolent yet still he feared not and...
  • Ian
    Apr 23, 2012
    A Response to Paul Bryant's Review:http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...Mr. HonestThen it came to pass a while after, that there was a post in the town that inquired for Mr. Honest Paul Bryant. So he came to the house where he was, and delivered to his hand these lines: “Thou art commanded t...
  • Roy Lotz
    Jul 18, 2013
    Midway upon the journey between my home and work did I open the case of my kindle, and in that case I did there find a kindle. Then, I turned this kindle on and lo! what there did I find? The Pilgrim’s Progress. And so mine eyes began to read the screen. Thus, I did set upon another journey at ...
  • Alex
    Jan 09, 2015
    Pilgrim's Progress is about two delusional assholes wandering around being dicks to people, so it's basically a takeoff of Don Quixote. But the dreaming narrator seems unconscious of the fact that the pilgrims are both jerks. I suppose it's possible that they're not supposed to be jerks at all, but....