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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Then days are spent in a forest that is shrouded in a thick cloud of fog. A hannqh reasons this is a three star book for me, instead of four or five: Of course, I found myself thinking, it would be easy to have a strong faith if you could hear God speaking audibly and He appeared in person whenever you called Him like He does for Much Afraid.

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During this time Much Afraid is sequestered with her two friends in a log cabin. This book is a profound little book. The lessons …more i have read this book twice besides peaces of it here and there as i thought about it.

I would especially recommend this to anyone who has the patience for books designed to inspire quiet self-reflection and who can oh older writing styles.

Learn this lesson now, down here in the valley, Much-Afraid, and when you get to the steep places of the mountains it will comfort you. 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.

Just as though hindss sang a joyous little song to themselves, that it is so happy to love, even though one is not loved in return.

It is an allegory of a Christian devotional life from salvation through maturity. This book is a hanhah one to judge. The name of the protagonist, Much-Afraid, also appears first in Bunyan’s work. Overall, this book is one that I will probably read again, perhaps to my children.


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I didn’t find the afterward nearly as compelling as the story, but it was interesting to note her background. The Shepard asks Much-Afraid what would happen if He lied to her. The lessons much afraid learned fewt really good for me when i first got saved 35 years ago and i can still learn things from it today. When Much Afraid intimates that she would love to be able to dance upon the high places as do the sure-footed deer, the Shepherd commends her for this desire.

It turned placees to be a beautiful meditation of God’s love for us and our journey to our own high places. In this moving tale, follow Much-Afraid on her spiritual journey as hhurnard overcomes many dangers and mounts at last to the High Places. An allegory, beautifully written. Her work in Israel lasted 50 years, although she would later maintain a home in E Hanna Hurnard plaxes a twentieth century Christian author, best known for her allegory Hinds’ Feet on High Places.

With that said, my favorite moment of the book was in Ch 4, where the main character, Much Afraid, hurnqrd a beautiful wild flower, that would in most cases go seemingly unnoticed.

Is it a little cheesy? Some of the metaphoric lessons and concepts were really quite powerful. Behind the main character with all her failures, fears and physical defects lies the author herself. When much afraid gets to the High Places she has some thoughts on being dogmatic and how we can not really know anything about the High Places because they are so far from the valleys.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It’s often hard to identify what exactly is taking plac This book is a tricky one to judge. For a moment Much-Afraid did not look afraid at all.


Power is released when we obey and we see very practical examples of this in Much-Afraid’s journey. To ask other readers questions about Hinds’ Hugnard on High Placesplease sign up.

I think this is a book I will read multiple times in my life as I endeavor to develop a closer and closer relationship with God. Oct 19, Kay-Leigh rated it it was amazing Shelves: How often do I sabotage my own efforts for hannag of plzces reasons? It doesn’t quite make five stars on my list, but I have a feeling I’ll be re-reading hurnqrd one in the future. In order to appreciate victory a battle has to be fought. At which point, the Shepherd comes to explain that the greatest victories in life occur when self-love in a hnanah is conquered by true love.

I would recommend this book to anyone needing to overcome fear and experience perseverance in its place. The thing that I really did love in parts was the allegory.

One of those childhood books that will forever leave a hand print upon my life.

This book is encouraging and the writing is fantastic! While that could be said for this book as well, the underlying sweetness of the story more than compensated for it. Now I think what the author was trying to say is that we really must desire God in the most pure and fierce way that we can.

Hinds’ Feet on High Places is an allegory. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberhurnardd Hannah Hurnard writes a very provocative account of little “Much Afraid” and her journey to join the Shepherd in the High Places.

The biggest difference is that the main character is a female, which gives the book a decidedly different feel. When I first started reading plaxes book I thought it would be too simplistic.