Long since awidower and determined to stay that way, Boaz is irresistibly drawn to the foreignwoman with the haunted eyes. He tells himself he is only being kind to hisCousin Naomi's chosen daughter when he goes out of his way to protect her fromharm, but his heart knows better. Based onthe biblical account of ruth, In the Field of Grace is the story of a love thatultimately changes the course of Israel's destiny and the future of the wholeworld.
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