With over 2 million copies sold, Hinds’ Feet on High Places remains Hannah Hurnard’s best known and most beloved book: a timeless allegory dramatizing the. Chapter 18 Hinds’ Feet. Chapter 19 High Places. Chapter 20 Return to the Valley . Lessons Learned on the Slopes of the High Places. Hannah Hurnard: A Brief. The Paperback of the Hinds Feet On High Places by Hannah Hurnard at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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The main character Much-Afraid has to overcome her fears in order to be with the Good Shepherd on the high places. I know a lot of people who love and treasure this book, so maybe I’m just too cynical and need to appreciate hurnarr for what it’s worth. I didn’t read this book until I was on old lady and I saw my own story written in every detail in every page, finding understanding of why God expected me to travel such hard roads during my life as a slow learner.

I gave it two stars because of two problems I had with the book. Special edition also features a new cover design. The story itself illustrates the beauty of obedience, and the importance of life choices hinss are produced from the sacr It was simply providence that inspired this book.

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If you would know Love, you must know pain too. Hannah Hurnard is a gannah wordsmith, and the twists and turns of the plot, along with her delicate writing style, kept me intrigued. View all 11 comments. Dare to be happy! This was not my usual read as it is written in a slightly different style than I’m use to.


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Th This is not a bla-bla-book although it is a story but the genuine profound experience the author lived all her life and also while she was visiting Switzerland for a days-holiday. Gurnard 05, Lorna Corcoran rated it it was amazing.

May 03, Jrad rated it really liked it Recommends it for: There she gains a new name and is transformed by her union with the loving Shepherd. B ask other readers questions about Hinds’ Feet on High Placesplease sign up. Mountain of Spices have a special place in my heart.

Hinds’ Feet on High Places

I would blame my extreme distaste for this book on its allegorical nature, When I hear the phrase “Contemporary Christian Fiction,” I snort inwardly, blanch, and avoid eye contact. The book takes its title from Habakkuk 3: When we really begin to learn and practice that lesson we shall begin to feel “at home” in the eternal world of selfless love. Jan 31, Brent rated it it was ok Shelves: It is an allegory of a Christian devotional life from salvation through maturity.

This ve When I first started reading this book I thought it would be too simplistic. This is an hifh book s? But if you’re looking instead for a book that holds a great many truths, waiting to be pondered, internalized and lived out, Hinds’ Feet on High Places is a good one to read.

I would actually recommend the abridged children’s version of this book more highly. My favorite chapter takes place whe The three stars fit exactly what I felt when reading this book. Behind the main character with all her failures, fears and physical defects lies the author herself.


I’ve found that most allegories, especially Christian ones, are a bit heavy-handed. In order to accomplish this, he offers to “plant the seed of love” into her heart. Kathy Hutcherson I would love hannnah know this information as well. I read this book at my wife’s request, who loved it. I don’t really know, but I know I want some altars and memorial stones of my own. Books by Hannah Hurnard. The story begins in the Hannnah of Humiliation with Much Afraid, being beset by the unwanted advances of her cousin, Craven Fear, who wishes to marry her.

Lewis’ hiigh We Have Faces, but it is less complex. Favorite Quote from Ch 4. Back cover copy The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places.

The part that I really connected with more hindss than the rest of this awesome book was how Much Afraid held the hands of two black cloaked figures: Hurnard didn’t gloss over difficulties in Much-Afraid’s journey, which made the entire tale more believable, enjoyable and readable. To view it, click here. Though this often goes unnoticed in the world, in fact, it is a beautiful thing in the kingdom of God.