“SUBTLE, IT’S NOT. The Pilgrims Progress is a frank depiction of the Christian life. Written by an imprisoned pastor almost 350 years ago, it still captures attention with its vivid depictions of the journey of an ordinary Christian ….” The book you hold in your hands is arguably the most-read book in the English language after the Bible. It is no pie-in-the-sky story. The Christian life is hard. There’s no easy passage from our first experience of God’s love to that final reward of entrance into heaven. There are obstacles and temptations at every turn. But, there is also help along the way, and the journey is gloriously worthwhile!