The Last Sin Eater: by Francine Rivers
Author: Francine Rivers
|Set in 1850s Appalachia, The Last Sin Eater is the story of a community committed to its myth of a human "sin eater," who absolves the dead of their sins, and the ten-year-old child who shows them the truth in Jesus. |
It's an Appalachian burial tradition that fascinates 10-year-old Cadi. A mysterious man has just "absolved" the sins of her grandmother by eating bread and wine at her grave site. Consumed with guilt over her own unrighteousness, Cadi seeks the same redemption from this "sin eater"---while she's still alive! Is this man really the absolver of sins?
Features: Price on Product
Physical Info: 0.92" H x 8.2" L x 5.58" W (0.65 lbs) 344 pages
Carton Quantity: 40
ISBN: 1414370660 EAN: 9781414370668
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
US SRP: 14.99 US
Pub Date: May 31, 2013
A captivating tale of suffering, seeking, and redemption set in Appalachia in the 1850s, "The Last Sin Eater" is the story of a community committed to its myth of a human "sin eater," who absolves the dead of their sins, and the ten-year-old child who shows them the Truth. All that matters for young Cadi Forbes is finding the one man who can set her free from the sin that plagues her, the sin that has stolen her mother's love from her and made her wish she could flee life and its terrible injustice. But Cadi doesn't know that the "sin eater" is seeking as well. Before their journeys are over, Cadi and the sin eater must face themselves, each other, and the One who will demand everything from them in exchange for the answers they seek.
| Fiction, Christian
| Historical Fiction
- Fiction | Christian | Historical
- Fiction | Christian | Suspense
- Forgiveness of sin
Chronological Period | 1851-1899
Cultural Region | Appalachians
Religious Orientation | Christian
Theometrics | Evangelical
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