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Format: Word Document
Vendor: Christianity Today
Publication Date: 2009
Availability: In Stock
Series: Movie Discussion Guide Bible Study

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A Welsh girl in 1850s Appalachia finds that an ancient folk ritual isn t enough to take away her guilt.


Overview


A people of dark secrets. That s how the narrator of The Last Sin Eater describes the Welsh immigrants who settled in an Appalachian cove in the early 1800s so dark, apparently, that they re-instituted the old world practice of the Sin Eater. Sound creepy? Think Little House on the Prairie meets M. Night Shyamalan s The Village. A Sin Eater was a village outcast who, upon a community member s death, would come and eat a ceremonial meal over the corpse, thus absorbing the sins of the departed. The deceased of the community would enter the afterlife free and clear, while the well-fed Sin Eater would forfeit his soul.

This study guide will help you discuss some of the themes in the film, including guilt, redemption, and the generational aspects of sin.



Discussion Guide


    Movie Summary


    Discussing the Scenes



--Truth Exposes Darkness

(John 1:1 14)



--Truth Sets Us Free
(Leviticus 16:10, 20 22; Hebrews 7:22 28)



--Truth Breaks the Cycle of Sin

(Exodus 20:5 6; 2 Corinthians 5:17 21)



    As the Credits Roll


Based On


The Last Sin Eater (Fox, 2007), rated PG-13.


Photo © Copyright Fox Films


You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies for use in your local church.

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