The Pilgrim's Progress Christian Author:John Bunyan, Jim Pappas 6 Cassette Audiobook Set. — "The Pilgrim's Progress" is an example of an allegory very nearly above reproach. In the true Christian tradition, the hero (quite aptly named Christian), goes on a journey, outwardly physical but allegorically internal — and signifying the trials, tribulations and temptations one might face on the long, complex journey... more » to heaven (also known as the Celestial City). The one-to-one comparisons are relatively simple to decode, making this tale accessible to nearly all.
The entire tale is a journey between Christian's hometown, the City of Destruction (earth) and the path to the Celestial City. In between them, however (as in life), there are valleys, sloughs, mountains and temptations that can mar the easy path to Christian's ultimate destination."
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