The Pilgrim's Progress

Recommended by Rabbi Lionel Blue, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #8 in Spiritual Warfare, Ranked #12 in Christian Theologysee more rankings.

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 City.
Along a road filled with monsters and spiritual terrors, Christian confronts such emblematic characters as Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, Talkative, Ignorance, and the demons of the Valley of the Shadow of Death. But he is also joined by Hopeful and Faithful.
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Rabbi Lionel Blue Pilgrim’s Progress is a book which has stuck with me throughout my life. And now that I’m over 80 I’m reading more and more the part where Christian and Christiana are preparing themselves to go across the River of Death and get to the Celestial City. (Source)

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