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The Hiding Place (Book & Film)

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The Hiding Place is a 1971 book on the life of Corrie ten Boom, written by ten Boom together with John and Elizabeth Sherrill.

The idea of a book on ten Boom's life began as John and Elizabeth Sherrill were doing research for the book God's Smuggler, about ten Boom's fellow Dutchman, Andrew van der Bijl. Corrie ten Boom was already in her mid-seventies when the Sherrills first heard about her.

It was later made into a film of the same name, along with a comic book adaptation.

The title refers to both the physical hiding place where the ten Boom family hid Jews from the Nazis, and also to the Scriptural message found in Psalm 119:114 which states, "Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word...

 



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I read a few of Corrie ten Booms books but so many years ago I can't remember which one's and during a house clear out I donated them to a charity shop along with a load of others.

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