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Pilgrim’s Progress

Bunyan’s allegory of life. [Br. Lit.: Eagle, 458]
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Next to the Bible," Hill observed, "perhaps the world's best-selling book is The Pilgrim's Progress, translated into over 200 languages, with especially wide sales in the Third World," an argument confirmed by Isabel Hofmeyr's recent account of its travels around Africa and the Caribbean.
2) A 1920 report by the Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions found that The Pilgrim's Progress was second only to the Bible in the number of translations made.
1678: John Bunyan's the Pilgrim's Progress was published 1745: Count Alessandro Volta, physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
In The Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan is concerned with progress or forward movement (Manlove 23-25; Swaim 23) that is dependent upon the activity of the pilgrim.
St Anselm's Kennington is offering a series of murals by Norma Adams (RA) on the theme of The Pilgrim's Progress for permanent loan to another church.
Grace overwhelming; John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress and the extremes of the Baptist mind.
Police believe Robert was in Bedford town centre socialising on Boxing Day night and visited the Pilgrim's Progress pub and possibly other licensed premises before visiting the New York New York night club in St Peters Street.
Only after this, she argues, was The pilgrim's progress reappropriated and reinscribed as English and white within the new field of English Literature studies.
But President Theodore Roosevelt, who grew tired of the writers' attacks, compared them to a character in Paul Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress.
Smith also abridged The Pilgrim's Progress (1923) and David Copperfield (1938) for young readers.
Specifically, Hofmeyr maintains that it was the great international success of The Pilgrim's Progress in nineteenth-century evangelical missions that initially nourished the budding of national pride in Bunyan back home, but after this attention to Bunyan's "Englishness" had its full flower in academic circles, its scholarly outgrowths ultimately weeded out much of the religious concern for Bunyan from which they had grown.
The enduring worldwide fame and influence of Bunyan's classic work The Pilgrim's Progress testifies to his importance.