A Pilgrim Who Made Progress Author:William Deal The Life Story of John Bunyan, Author of "The Pilgrim's Progress" — By any measure, John Bunyan was an unusual man. Having little formal education, he wrote 60 books. With no formal legal training, he helped secure religious freedom in English law. Though imprisoned for 12 years, he profoundly influenced his countrymen through the power of his pe... more »n, which no prison walls could still.
Wherever Bunyan went and whatever he did, conflict dogged his steps. He was jailed repeatedly for preaching without a license; his writings were banned during his lifetime.
Through these and many other trials, movingly recounted in these pages, John Bunyan remained faithful to his calling as he saw it. His dedication to Jesus Christ and fervor for the Gospel were acknowledged by even his enemies. His vision endures in "The Pilgrim's Progress," one of the best-loved books in English.
Author William S. Deal has contributed over 30 books to Christian literature, besides hundreds of feature articles and stories for the religious press in the U.S. and abroad.« less