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John Bunyan

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher. He attended school until the age of sixteen before joining the Parliamentary Army during the English Civil War. After his service, he married and became a preacher with the Bedford Meeting, a nonconformist Christian group. Following the restoration of King Charles II to the English throne, Bunyan was imprisoned for his preaching and remained in jail for the next twelve years. While in custody, he wrote his spiritual...See more