The author of this volume has no doubts. Condition: Very Good - Cash. Some readers may find it off putting but I didn't mind the religious parts because she obviously was strengthened by her religion because through it she found meaning in her difficult experience. If you want to learn about the Nazi concentration camp then this is a true story to grip your heart and soul. As Corrie aptly described it, the place was hell. I laughed out loud many times with amazement at her ability to f This must be the most cheerful concentration camp book ever written. Some readers may find it off putting but I didn't mind the religious parts because she obviously was strengthened by her religion because through it she found meaning in her difficult experience.
What victory and peace and joy and kindness amidst hellish cruelty and pain and suffering. About this Item: Jove, 1982. It is amazing to me the way that can work in the lives of people, even in the worst possible situations. Very little wear to cover, corners, and edges. Corrie recounts her time in prison and in a concentration camp, but instead of focusing on all of the pain and torment, she focuses on the things God is teaching her and the way God used her to bring joy and salvation to many.
About the Author: Corrie ten Boom 1892-1983 was born in Haarlem, The Netherlands. No matter what she went through her belief was there. During the entire ordeal of her torture, she quotes scripter and says Jesus is Victor. After being miraculously released, Corrie began an international ministry of writing and speaking. In short, though this volume could have been better edited and organized, the story of God's dealings with Cornelia ten Boom in the valley of the shadow of death is as glorious as ever and as dear to my heart.
This publication is the first book telling the story as related by Corrie ten Boom. Oh, the things we take for granted. I was in his living room about an hour later good. In it, rather than focusing on her story, Corrie addresses individual occurrences she experienced over the course of her imprisonment. I've known and loved Corrie's story for nearly forty years, and read a pile of her books when I was in my 20s.
All I knew was that I'd been in a funk for several weeks, probably months, and was feeling pretty stuck there, and if the good Lord was going to put it on Jim Wilson's heart to offer me some of the dwindling precious resource of his time, I sure wasn't about to say no. I laughed out loud many times with amazement at her ability to f This must be the most cheerful concentration camp book ever written. Nice copy, with little to no wear. I was continually struck by the tremendous potential humans have for evil- how easily we can be led astray- willing to do unspeakable horrors to another based on lies. This book is amazing and one not to miss. It is estimated they were able to save the lives of 800 Jews, in addition to protecting underground workers. It is hard to overestimate the impact of the life of Corrie ten Boom.
Finally, one day in late fall of 1944, Corrie heard the voice of God tell her that her release was drawing near and that she would be free by the first day of winter. After being miraculously released, Corrie began an international ministry of writing and speaking. It is a tragic story but inspiring because it is true! It was not easy but Corrie lived through the mess and was stronger for it. Human suffering is never easy to read about, but when it is a woman sharing about torture, death, and oppression in a concentration camp- well, it was an emotional journey. What a joy, to open this little green book, and see her signature, and reading my favorite phrase, since I was a child! Very little wear to cover, corners, and edges.
The book is another footnote to the Acts of the Apostles. The same Jesus Christ who gave her the sustaining power in Ravensbruck is the same Jesus Christ available to each of us today. About this Item: Penguin Publishing Group. Human suffering is never easy to read about, but when it is a woman sharing about torture, death, and oppression in a concentration camp- well, it was an emotional journey. I think I'm going to go read that one again now. Her whole family was arrested, sent on long train rides,and taken to the Nazi death camps.
Two mass market paperbacks;---Hiding, published by Bantam, New York, 1974, later printing, 241 pages, plus black-and-white photographs; store stamped on first page, otherwise a very clean and unmarked copy in Very Good ++ condition;---Prisoner, by Chipmunk Books for Christian Literature Crusade, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1980, later printing, 176 pages, light shelf and reading wear but very clean and unmarked, also in Very Good ++ condition. They were hiding, feeding and transporting Jews and underground members hunted by the Gestapo out of the country. I appreciated the additional information, and it helped me understand the timeline more clearly. If you were going to pick just one of the two, I would select The Hiding Place. There have been many books written about the war, and multitudes read with with loathing and horror the terrors of the concentration camps.
They were hiding, feeding and transporting Jews and underground members hunted by the Gestapo out of the country. He was confined in a concentration camp at the italian island of Asinara which comprises an important part of his story. Today marks eight oops , and A Prisoner and Yet was the final book. In every difficult circumstance we may face, He is there with us. Wilson who knew Corrie says, however, that the co-authors of that book played a little loose with the truth, so I'll consider this one to be the more reliable source. Her courage in the face of so much sorrow and death was so uplifting- almost unrealistic- and I felt convicted by my own lack of faith.