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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Why are Christian's children in "The Pilgrim's Progress" given Biblical names instead of character-based names?

In The Pilgrim's Progress, virtually all of the characters are named after their character (e.g. Mr. Pliable, Mr. Honest, Mr. Worldly Wise-Man, Mercy, etc.). However, Christian's children all have ...
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