Nov. 28, 1629:  John Bunyan was born in Elstow, England.  Bunyon was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory The Pilgrim’s Progress. In addition to The Pilgrim’s Progress, Bunyan wrote nearly sixty titles, many of them expanded sermons. He spend 12 years in prison because he would not stop preaching a ‘nonconformist’ gospel.   ABHS has many copies of this work, the earliest dating from 1676.   The theme of the fall-Winter 2014 issue of the American Baptist Quarterly is “John Bunyan and the Baptist Academy.”

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