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 A few sighs from Hell, or, The groans of a damned soul
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John Bunyan

Date: 2 September 1658

Original Language: English

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John Bunyan’s A few sighs from Hell is an exposition of Luke 16:19-31, which describes the fate of Dives the rich man and Lazarus the poor man. Dives’ wealth does not save him from the fires of Hell; Lazarus’ poverty does not prevent him from being gathered into Abraham’s bosom. The full title of this 1658 text of 152 pages is A few sighs from Hell, or, the groans of a damned soul. Or, an exposition of those words in …

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Walker, David, “ A few sighs from Hell, or, The groans of a damned soul”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26927>
First published online: 2015



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