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The resistance and renewal of John Bunyan – by Peter Morden

John Bunyan lived in a time of political turmoil. The Puritan Commonwealth, which ran the country following the overthrow of Charles I, had collapsed. The monarchy had been restored.  And the new regime was not favourable to Christians who dissented from the authority of the established Church. Bunyan was imprisoned for 12 years for refusing to… Continue reading The resistance and renewal of John Bunyan – by Peter Morden

Ethics & Christian living, Recommended books

John Bunyan’s warning to bloggers (and R&R’s first birthday)

Recently I read John Bunyan's classic tale Pilgrim's Progress.  Published in 1678,  like some of the most powerful Christian writings (e.g. MLK's Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters from Prison and Paul's Letter to the Philippians) it is a book written from a prison cell. What makes it such a brilliant book is the characters… Continue reading John Bunyan’s warning to bloggers (and R&R’s first birthday)