The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom

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The Hiding Place is the acclaimed story of Cornelia “Corrie” Ten Boom. Corrie is the main author along with supporting help from authors John and Elizabeth Sherrill. Boom is very knowledgeable considering she is telling the story from personal experiences and survival throughout her and her families’ lives during World War II. The title of her book refers to the home of the Ten Boom family and their work as they hid the Jews from the Nazi generals. The Booms were a very devoted Christian family. The following biblical scripture also influenced the title of her book: "Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word." Not only is Boom known for her famous work on The Hiding Place, but she is also well known for her wide-reaching ministry labor that she started in the year 1946. Her…show more content…
She even opened her arms to the Germans through the help of her Christian faith and forgiveness. Her “safe havens” were a place for victims/Jews/Germans to come and recover from the events of WWII through the work of gardening and relaxation. Another popular work of Corrie Ten Boom is A Prisoner and Yet. In this book she shares her experiences in the concentration camps run by Hitler and his generals. She relies heavily on her faith to get her and other prisoners through life day by day. Other books written by Boom include: Plenty for Everyone, This Day Is the Lord’s, Reflections of God’s Glory, and many more Christian and personal experience influenced writings. Corrie passed away in 1983 at the age of 91. The Hiding Place begins when Corrie and her sister, Betsie, were young girls. As they grew up, they spent many hours downtown in their father’s watch making/jewelry
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