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Panel from the doors of the Bunyan Meeting Church, Bedford. Made of copper on Bronze by Frederick Thrupp (1812-1895) showing scene from John Bunyan's "Pilgrims Progress". (Photo credit: Simon Speed)

The Legacy of Pilgrim’s Progress

Imprisoned twelve years for preaching without a license from the King, he wrote Pilgrim’s Progress, an allegory of a man named Christian fleeing the City of Destruction and directed by Evangelist to follow a narrow path to the City of Zion. The friends and dangers he meets along the way inspired the modern story Wizard of Oz. This classic was written by John Bunyan, who died AUGUST 31, 1688. It was translated into over a hundred languages and found in nearly every colonial American home.

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