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 Grace abounding to the chief of sinners
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Grace abounding


John Bunyan

Date: 1666

Original Language: English


John Bunyan's Grace abounding, published in 1666, is arguably the most significant contribution to an important genre in early modern prose. The text’s full title is Grace abounding to the chief of sinners, or, A brief and faithful relation of the exceeding mercy of God in Christ, to his poor servant John Bvnyan wherein is particularly shewed, the manner of his conversion, his f…

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Walker, David, “ Grace abounding to the chief of sinners”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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