• The Holy War

  • The Losing and Taking Again of the Town of Mansoul
  • By: John Bunyan
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (326 ratings)

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The Holy War

By: John Bunyan
Narrated by: Derek Perkins
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Publisher's summary

First published in 1682, John Bunyan's allegorical novel The Holy War is a classic of Christian literature whose spiritual insight rivals that of even his most famous work, The Pilgrim's Progress. It tells the story of Mansoul, a utopia built to exalt the greatness and honor of its creator and leader, King Shaddai. However, when the wicked Diabolus, a former high servant of Shaddai's and the king of the blacks, assaults Mansoul, the town forgets its benevolent king and falls under his iniquitous rule. With the citizens of his beloved city lost to sin and vice, Shaddai sends his son, Prince Emmanuel, to deliver them from Diabolus' tyranny.

An epic tale of good versus evil, The Holy War is not only a masterpiece of religious literature, but also an entertaining and engaging story for all listeners.

Public Domain (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.