Back to main site
The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan — The Tetley Shop

The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan

£8.99

Mel Brimfield: From This World, to That Which Is to Come, 21 May - 30 August 2021 at The Tetley 

From This World, to That Which Is to Come takes its title from John Bunyan’s 1678 parable The Pilgrim’s Progress, which describes a fictional pilgrimage from ‘The City of Destruction’ to ‘The Celestial City’. Brimfield reimagines this tale as a loose allegory for a collapse of mental health and the fraught journey to recovery.

In John Bunyan's timeless allegory, Christian sets off on a journey to find salvation. His path is not easy, and he is beset by trials, including the destructive Apollyon and the Giant Despair, as he pursues his pilgrimage through the Slough of Despond, the Delectable Mountains and Vanity Fair towards the Celestial City. In the second part of the narrative his wife, Christiana, is escorted by Great-Heart through the same difficult terrain. Written with the urgency of persecuted faith and a fiery imagination while its author was in prison, The Pilgrim's Progress is a spiritual as well as a literary classic.

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Roger Pooley

 

Members receive a 10% discount on this item. Enter your unique member code at checkout to redeem. To find out how you can become a Member, click here.

We use cookies to enhance your experience. Click here to find out more or dismiss this message.