Saturday, 4 August 2018

John Bunyan short biography wiki, books,facts, works, pilgrims progress,quotes,born,death

 Of all the Prose Writers  of the Puritan period John Bunyan is the most extraordinary and the most unique Figure,we must study him as well his books.John Bunyan  is one of the famous greatest, commanding prose writer of the 17th century puritan period and his contribution is tremendous in the history of the English literature.He is known and loved all over the world for his prose writings ,christain allegory and sermons.He is most remembered as the author of the Christian allegory "The Pilgrim's Progress".

John Bunyan short biography wiki, books,facts, works, pilgrims progress,quotes,born,death


John Bunyan short biography wiki, books,facts, works, pilgrim's progress,quotes,born,death
John Bunyan 


John Bunyan short biography wiki, books,facts, works, pilgrim's progress,quotes,born,death is all we are going to discuss today in this post.

               JOHN BUNYAN BIOGRAPHY

John Bunyan(November 30,1628- August 31 1688)was an English writer and puritan preacher was born in the little village of Elstow, near Bedford,in 1628.The exact date of his birth is not known, he was baptised on November 30 ,1628.
            
    QUICK FACTS


BAPTISED
Bunyan date of birth is not known but he was baptised on 30 November,1628.
FAMILY
Thomas Bunyan(Father)
Margaret Bunyan(Mother)
SPOUSE
The name of his wife and exact date of his marriage is not known.
CHILDREN
Mary Bunyan
Elizabeth Bunyan
Thomas Bunyan
John Bunyan jr.
DIED
31 August 1688 London, England.
OCCUPATION
Writer , preacher
GENRE
Christain Allegory,Sermons
NOTABLE WORKS
The Pilgrim's Progress


      EARLY LIFE | EDUCATION | MARRIAGE

•John Bunyan was born in the little village of Elstow to Thomas and Margaret Bunyan ,his father was a brazier and tinker(tinsmith and mender of household utensils made of tins) and his grandfather was a small trader.
•Bunyan being a son of a tinker learned his father's trade of tinker and was given rudimentary schooling.He was soon busy in his father's shop ,where ,amid the glowing pots and the fire and smoke of his little forge,he saw vivid pictures of hell and the devil's which haunted him all his life .
•When  Bunyan was sixteen years old his father married the second time and Bunyan ran away and became a soldier in the paramilitary army.Bunyan's army service provided him with a knowledge of military language which he then used in his book "The Holy War".At the age of nineteenth he left the service of army ,he was nearly 3years in the army.
•Like his date of birth the Name of his wife and exact date of his marriage are not known.After his marriage the real reformation in his life began.The only dowry which his wife brought to her new home was two old threadbare books,The plain Man's Pathway To heaven,and The practice of piety. The couples first daughter Mary was born in 1650.

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NOTABLE WORKS OF JOHN BUNYAN


•The Pilgrim's Progress,1678
•The life and Death of Mr Badman ,1680
The Holy war - The loosing and taking again of the town of man-soul,1682
•The desire of the righteous Granted
•A holy life
•Grace abounding to the chief of sinners.etc
Among all this works of John Bunyan Pilgrim's Progress was the most popular and because of which Bunyan is best remembered.

        THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS 

The full title of christain allegory is The Pilgrim's Progress from this world ,to that which is to come .In the history of English literature it is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious,this is the first novel written in English and has been translated into more than 200 languages .
As for the secrets of its popularity,Taine Says ,"Next to the Bible",the book most widely read in England is the Pilgrim's Progress.
To Read the Plot Summary ,Click The given link below
               " THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS"
John Bunyan short biography wiki, books,facts, works, pilgrim's progress,quotes,born,death.

              QUOTES OF JOHN BUNYAN


The most popular quotes of John Bunyan are-
•The more he cast away the more he had.
•One leak will sink a ship,and one sin will destroy a sinner.
•In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
•He that is down ,needs fear no fall,He that is low,no pride.
•When you pray ,rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart.
•If we have not quiet in our minds ,outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.








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