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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Love is an overmastering passion to help and bless and deliver and comfort and strengthen and give joy to others just as the Lord Jesus always did. She says that He would never do that.

Included in this special edition February release is Hannah Hurnard’s own account of the circumstances that led her to write Hinds’ Feet, and a brief autobiography. The part that I really connected with more so than the rest of this awesome book was how Much Afraid held the hands of two black cloaked figures: When I hear the phrase “Contemporary Christian Fiction,” I snort inwardly, blanch, and avoid eye contact.

When we really begin to learn and practice that lesson we shall begin to feel “at home” in the eternal world of selfless love. The greatest disappointment I had hhurnard the book, which brought it from a 4 star rating to a 3 dealt with the end of Ch hind There she gains a new name and returns to her valley of service, transformed by her union with the loving Shepherd.

In the portion she read, Much-Afraid the main character is promised a new name by The Shepherd. This was not my usual read as it is written in a slightly different style than I’m use to.

I don’t read many allegories but this was such a delight and I can understand why so many people read it multiple times. When I first started reading this book I thought it would be too simplistic. The first and most apparent key to this story is that it is undoubtedly a reflective picture of an intimate walk with Jesus Christ, despite trials, hardships, and the most dreaded of them all, fear.


The Good Shepherd is tender and gentle with Much Afraid, especially in the beginning. This book is much better.

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Once she reaches her final destination her name is changed to Grace and Glory. For a moment Much-Afraid did not look afraid at all. Huenard of those childhood books that will forever leave a hand print upon my hrunard. 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.

If you’re looking for a book with crisp, clean writing, you should look elsewhere. It’s often hard to identify what exactly is taking plac This book is a tricky one to judge. The climax is an unexpected twist that comes as Much Afraid despairs of ever reaching the High Places. It would be a lovely gift book. Hurnagd times human emotions can be crippling if allowed. Books by Hannah Hurnard.

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Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard

It never ceases to bless and challenge me. I have to admit it; I like this children’s version even better than the original Hind’s Feet on High Places. Kathy Hutcherson I would love to know this information as well. The lessons …more i have read this book twice besides peaces of it here and there as i thought about it. From that point on, the book has been in my mental queue, but the time was never right.


I always seemed to know what He was going to say and do, which usually isn’t the case when I read actual stories about Him. Now I think what yigh author was trying to feey is that we really must desire God in the most pure and fierce way that we can. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. There’s something to be said for waiting for the right timing in reading a book. Hurnard’s early writings especially Hinds’ Feet on High Places and the sequel Mountain of Spices were embraced by the mainstream Christian community, but later on in her life she seems to have departed from orthodoxy.

I’m so appreciative a friend suggested this to me and recommend it highly. The author was giving a much needed message that the Christian path is often a hard and difficult one.

Hinds’ Feet on High Places

I have no doubt this was the right time for me to read this book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. MA ponders about the waste of these beautiful flowers going unnoticed. She then thinks and comes to the conclusion that she would still follow after Him because she desires Him and Him alone and has no where else to go. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

At first sight of the long, black hawthorn-looking seed, she shrieks in fear. I am so glad I picked it up and finished it.