A Prisoner and Yet
CORRIE TEN BOOM A PRISONER AND YET...When the Nazis overran Holland Corrie Ten Boom, her father and sister, chose to risk death by making their quiet, respectable home a haven for refugees. Finally, the Gestapo came--and during months in concentration...
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CORRIE TEN BOOM A PRISONER AND YET...When the Nazis overran Holland Corrie Ten Boom, her father and sister, chose to risk death by making their quiet, respectable home a haven for refugees. Finally, the Gestapo came--and during months in concentration camps that followed, Corrie Ten Boom shared suffering and torture, watched her father and sister die.Yet she survived, mind intact, soul still free. Where did this gentle, undemanding woman find the courage to resist ... to suffer ... yet to endure?This book contains the answer. It reveals a belief in Christ that carried an innocent woman through some of the worst agonies man can devise. Here is one of the most tragic, yet finally most inspiring and faith-giving true stories of modern times!
Imprisoned by the Nazis for hiding Jews, Corrie ten Boom shared suffering and torture, and watched her father and sister die. How did she find the courage to resist, to suffer, and yet to endure? Here is the answer.
Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983) was born in Haarlem, The Netherlands. After being arrested in 1944 for helping Jews escape the Nazi regime, Corrie spent the last year of World War II in various prison camps. After the war, she was invited to share her experiences in over sixty countries and was honored by the state of Israel for her work during the war. Her life story, The Hiding Place, was originally released in 1971. In 1977, she settled in California, where she remained until her death in 1983, on her 91st birthday. She also authored Each New Day,Tramp For The Lord, In My Father's House, and I Stand at the Door and Knock. -Editorial Review.