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Questions tagged [john-bunyan]

For questions about the English writer and Puritan preacher John Bunyan (1628 – 1688) or about any of his literary work, most famously the allegory The Pilgrim's Progress.

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Proper interpretation of the names Christian and Christiana in Pilgrim's Progress

How should one view the names Christian and Christiana, the two central characters of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress: as allegorical (i.e. "followers of Christianity", Christiana being a feminine ...
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What did the Roll which the Shining Ones delivered to Christian represent?

I've been reading The Pilgrim's Progress - an allegory for the Christian life written by John Bunyan while in prison for his religious beliefs. This passage follows directly after Christian's ...