El ultimo devorador de pecados

El ultimo devorador de pecados

by Francine Rivers

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Un devorador de pecados era alguien a quien se le pagaba un precio o se le ofrecían alimentos para cargar con las ofensas morales de los fallecidos, y sus consecuencias en el más allá. Los devoradores de pecados eran comunes a principios del siglo XIX en Inglaterra, las Tierras Bajas de Escocia y el distrito fronterizo de Gales. Esta costumbre fue llevada por los inmigrantes a las Américas y se practicaba en zonas remotas de las montañas Apalaches. Esta es una historia ficticia sobre una de esas personas.
The sin eater was a person who was paid a fee or given food to take upon himself the moral trespasses of the deceased and their consequences in the afterlife. Sin eaters were common in the early nineteenth century in England, the Lowlands of Scotland, and the Welsh border district. This custom was carried over by immigrants to the Americas and practiced in remote areas of the Appalachian Mountains. This is a purely fictional story of one such person.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781414324418
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 01/27/2009
Edition description: Spanish Language Edition
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 721,294
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

From 1976 to 1985, Francine Rivers had a successful writing career in the general market, and her books were awarded or nominated for numerous awards and prizes. Although raised in a religious home, Francine did not truly encounter Christ until later in life, when she was already a wife, mother of three, and an established romance novelist. Shortly after becoming a born-again Christian in 1986, Francine wrote Redeeming Love as her statement of faith. This retelling of the biblical story of Gomer and Hosea set during the time of the California Gold Rush is now considered by many to be a classic work of Christian fiction. Redeeming Love continues to be one of the Christian Booksellers Association’s top-selling titles, and it has held a spot on the Christian bestsellers list for nearly a decade.

Since Redeeming Love, Francine has published numerous novels with Christian themes--all bestsellers--and she has continued to win both industry acclaim and reader loyalty around the globe. Her Christian novels have also been awarded or nominated for numerous awards, including the Christy Award and the ECPA Gold Medallion. Francine’s novels have been translated into over twenty different languages, and she enjoys bestseller status in many foreign countries including Germany, The Netherlands, and South Africa.

Francine and her husband, Rick, live in Northern California and enjoy the time spent with their three grown children and every opportunity to spoil their four grandchildren. She uses her writing to draw closer to the Lord, and that through her work she might worship and praise Jesus for all He has done and is doing in her life.

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