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Amazing Love by Corrie Ten Boom

Amazing Love

by Corrie Ten Boom

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Corrie ten Boom was an amazing woman of courage who survived concentration camps during World War I, saw her beloved sister die, and then spent her later years bringing the good news of Jesus to people all around the world, including some of her former captors.

This book is a series of anecdotes which Corrie ten Boom described after talks she had given, or people she had met, when the discussion turned to the love of God. Unfortunately, although the stories are positive, and the experiences must have been powerful at the time, the writing is stilted and there's not enough detail to make them particularly interesting. Perhaps they lost something in the translation.

In addition, there seems to be no particular organisation to the book. Each section is just two or three pages, and mostly they're unconnected. If they are chronological, it is not obvious.

It was encouraging to read over a few days; it's not a long book (just over 100 pages in all) but I would not particularly recommend it, other than to people eager to read more about the author. ( )
  SueinCyprus | Jan 26, 2016 |
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This moving book by concentration camp survivor and "troubador for Christ", Corrie ten Boom shares her first hand experience and her contacts and conversations with people from all walks and circumstances of life about eternal things.

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Corrie Ten Boom shares her experiences during the Second World War and how she devoted herself to spread the Good News about Christ to all who would listen.

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