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. 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. 28 quotes from Hinds’ Feet on High Places: ‘She bent forward to look, then gave a startled little cry and drew back. There was indeed a seed lying in the.

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It turned out to be a beautiful meditation of God’s love for us and our journey to our own high places. When I hear the phrase “Contemporary Christian Fiction,” I snort inwardly, blanch, and hiyh eye contact. 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 story itself illustrates the beauty of obedience, and the importance of life choices that are produced from the sacr It was simply providence that inspired this book.

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While many people abhor allegory, I like it. To ask other readers questions about Hinds’ Feet on High Placesplease sign up. This version has an afterward written by the author that explains how she came to write this book based on her own experiences and journey with God. Feb 09, Abigail rated it really liked it. 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 bein I have to admit it; I like this children’s version even better than the original Hind’s Feet on High Places.

The thing that I really did love in parts was the allegory. They have so much beauty and sweetness to give and no one on whom to lavish it, nor who will even appreciate it. When I first started reading this book I thought it would be too simplistic. Hannah Hurnard writes a very provocative account of little “Much Afraid” and her journey to join the Shepherd in the High Places.


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.

Retrieved from ” https: But if the Shepard was lying to Much-Afraid then that would be a clue that he was not really God and she should be desiring someone else. Much Afraid is ugly from all outward appearances, walking on club feet, sporting gnarled, deformed hands, and speaking from a crooked mouth that seems to have been made so by a stroke or the like.

The undying devotion to a cause, even if the cause is false, and the deconstructionist view of interpretation were to become popular after the book was published. This book is encouraging and the writing is fantastic! Books by Hannah Hurnard. It impacted on my life in a big way!

Hinds’ Feet on High Places Quotes by Hannah Hurnard

Puts me in mind of C. Her work in Israel lasted 50 years, although she would later maintain a home in E Hanna Hurnard was a twentieth century Christian author, best known for her allegory Hinds’ Feet on High Places.

Ever since I was small, I was quick to recognize analogies and entranced by Biblical allegories. I would be so grateful. Pplaces you’re looking for a book with crisp, clean writing, you should look elsewhere. This one is burnard keeper.

I also enjoyed the creational nature of the book. It never ceases to bless and challenge me. Here she is, the fearful Much-Afraid, learning to trust her Shepherd as He transforms her.


This is my favorite allegory. At first sight of the long, black hawthorn-looking seed, she shrieks in hannau. It was bittersweet, but the sweetness was the stronger. If you haven’t read it, you should!! Then days are spent in a forest that is shrouded in a thick cloud of fog.

Learn how Much-Afraid overcomes her tormenting fears as she passes through many dangers and mounts at last to the High Places. There’s something to be said for waiting for the right timing in reading a book.

I have no doubt this was the right time for me to read this book. It doesn’t quite make placws stars on my list, but I have a feeling I’ll be re-reading this one in the future.

The lessons …more i have read this book twice besides peaces of it here and there as i thought about it.

Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard

The dialect is profound, refined and very beautiful, though in certain areas it can be slightly wordy. I loved it and gave copies away so others could enjoy it too.

View all 11 comments. These words create an interesting story line, and a God inspired message. So excited about hannah experience of reading it again!!!! Darlene Pillitteri i have read this book twice besides peaces of it here and there as i thought about it. Sep 03, Brian Whited rated it liked it Shelves: One of the most meaningful and gorgeous books I’ve ever read. See all 9 questions about Hinds’ Feet on High Places….

In this moving tale, follow Much-Afraid on her spiritual journey as she overcomes many dangers om mounts at last to the High Places. High Places 2 books.