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El Peregrino

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El viaje de Cristiano a la ciudad celestial bajo el simil de un sueño.
Una joya, no sólo de la literatura cristiana inglesa, sino de todas las lenguas, es la obra clásica del gran escritor y poeta del siglo XVII. Alegoría de la vida cristiana bajo el símil de un sueño. Viaje de "Ciudad de Destrucción" a "Ciudad Celestial".
Contributor John Bunyan
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John Bunyan was born in Elstow, Bedfordshire, England, in 1628. He learned to read and write at the village school and was prepared to follow his father's trade as a brazier when the English Civil War broke out in 1644 and he was drafted into the Parliamentary army. His military service brought him into contact with Oliver Cromwell's Puritan troops. Beginning in 1648, Bunyan suffered a crisis in religious faith that lasted for several years. He turned to the Nonconformist church in Bedford to sustain him during this period. His first writings were attacks against the Quakers. Then Charles II was restored to the throne and Bunyan was arrested for conducting services not in accordance with the Church of England. He spent 12 years in jail. During this time, he wrote his autobiography, Grace Abounding, in which he described his spiritual struggle and growth. During his last years in prison, Bunyan began his most famous work, The Pilgrim's Progress, a two-part allegorical tale of the character Christian and his journey to salvation. Part I was published in 1678 and Part II in 1684. The second part deals with the spiritual journey of Christian's wife and sons, as they follow in his footsteps. With its elements of the folktale tradition, The Pilgrim's Progress became popular immediately. Well into the nineteenth century it was a book known to almost every reader in England and New England, second in importance only to the Bible. Bunyan died in London on August 31, 1688.


ISBN-10 8482675362
ISBN-13 9788482675367
Publish Date Jan 16, 2009
Weight (lbs) 0.2800
Height 7.00
Width 5.00
Length 176
Length Unit Pages
Publisher CLIE
Price $5.99
Format Paperback
Language Spanish

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