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Essay | Pilgrim's Progress: The Theology of Justification by Faith

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Pilgrim's Progress: The Theology of Justification by Faith

Summary: Discusses John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Examines Bunyan's perspective on Christianity, as displayed in the novel. Reveals Bunyan's early life and reveals what role faith played in his life.
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan tells the story of Christian, a deeply religious man whose self-imposed pilgrimage takes him through a variety of locations in his quest to reach Celestial City. However, to better understand Bunyan's perspective on Christianity as given in his novel, we must examine the life experiences of the author. Born in 1628, Bunyan lived in a time period that was undoubtedly heavily influenced by the Reformation movement incited by Martin Luther only a century earlier. The lives of Luther and Bunyan parallel in that both disagreed with fundamental doctrines applied by the Church in their lifetime. Additionally, both were labeled as dissenters and subsequently persecuted for adhering to their own principles (Bunyan, Introduction pg. XVII). Perhaps the most striking similarity was their common belief in the theological teaching of justification by faith, and the role, or lack thereof...

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