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"The Last Sin Eater": Christ Is the One, True Savior

Based on a book by Francine Rivers, The Last Sin Eater is set in Appalachia in the 1800s. When Welsh immigrants settled in America, they brought along an ancient Celtic ritual known as "the Sin Eater." When someone within the community died, the Sin Eater would come and absolve the deceased person by eating a symbolic meal—often comprised of bread and wine—that was set alongside the corpse.

Cadi Forbes (Liana Liberato) is a young girl who feels responsible for the death of her younger sister. ...

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