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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Looking for beautiful books? It is only through the deepening relationship realised by tho I don’t read many allegories but this was such a delight and I can understand why so many people read it multiple times.

All the fairest beauties in the human soul, its greatest victories, and hnanah most splendid achievements are always those which no one else knows anything about, or can only dimly guess at. It aims to show how a Christian is transformed from unbeliever to immature believer to mature believer, who walks daily with God as easily on the High Places of Joy in the spirit as in the daily life of mundane and often humiliating tasks that may cause Christians to lose perspective.

How often do I let fear stop me from trying? It inspired me to somehow collect some concrete reminders of God’s promises and his answers to my prayers. Apr 27, Esther Louw rated it really liked it.

I’ve read this book maybe 4 times now?! Mar 17, Amy rated it it was amazing. Yet, though the Shepherd leaves in a moment, He returns the same way at the first furtive cry of the forlorn little protagonist.

No matter where you are on your journey, I suspect you will see yourself in these pages.

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Then days are spent in a forest that is shrouded in a thick cloud of fog. Trivia About Hinds’ Feet on Hi This would’ve made it more relatable to the average Christian’s experience, in my humble opinion.


Return to Book Page. The overall writing style is very odd Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I gave it two stars because of two problems I had with the book. I don’t read many allegories but this was such a delight and I can understand why so many people read it multiple times. May 03, Jrad rated it really liked it Recommends it for: To ask other readers questions about Hinds’ Feet on High Placesplease sign up.

This will be my third time reading it. I am so glad I picked it up and finished it. In 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. But the way it comes off with the whole there are so many different interpretations of the Book of Books feels a lot like deconstructionism.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How many in this community have rad it? She was able to use the tools she acquired to delightfully array a series of unforgettable, eloquent sentences in an artistic, yet factual manner. It’s often hard to identify what exactly is taking place allegorically.

It is the story of a young woman named Much Afraid, and her journey away from her Fearing family and into the High Places of the Shepherd, guided gannah her two companions Sorrow and Suffering. It’s often hard to identify what exactly is taking hannah This book is a tricky one to judge. In order to appreciate victory a battle has to be fought. The text may be a little above the heads of pre-school children and too long for the hyper ones, but for slightly older children who still enjoy being read to or reading it on their own, it is excellent.

I’ll quote the section at the end of the review for anyone interested. It was bittersweet, but the sweetness was the stronger. Dec 28, Kells Next Read rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s no literary masterpiece and there is much telling vis showing but the messages so resonate in a reader’s heart that one doesn’t reflect on the simplicity of the craft. Ninds doesn’t quite make five stars on my list, but I have a feeling I’ll be re-reading this one in the future.


I have no doubt this was the right time for me to read this book. I have read this aloud several times to some of my younger siblings, and they have always enjoyed it–particularly the illustrations of Pride and Craven Fear, I’m afraid!

I loved it and gave copies away so others could enjoy it too. Hurnard was born in in Colchester, England to Quaker parents.

The lessons much afraid learned were really good for me when i first got saved 35 years ago and i can still learn things from it today. While that could be said for this book as hindds, the underlying sweetness of the story more than compensated for it. I don’t really know, but I know I want some altars and hurard stones of my own. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It is an attitude of will.

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I know a lot of people who love and treasure this book, so maybe I’m just too cynical and need to appreciate it for what it’s worth. 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.

One of those childhood books that will forever leave a hand print upon my life. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. There she gains a new name and is transformed by her union with the loving Shepherd.

View all 11 comments. The name of the protagonist, Much-Afraid, also appears first in Bunyan’s work. The story of Much-Afraid and her journey of falling increasingly in love with God as she climbs the mountain is tremendously uplifting and inspirational. Books by Hannah Hurnard.