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Gonzalez 1 Sage Gonzalez Professor Smith October 25, 2018 The Christian Scriptures Writing Assignment 6 Describe the major events in the book of Ruth. What sort of message does the book of Ruth give about intermarriage? Use examples from the story to support your answer. How does that compare to what you read in Ezra and Nehemiah? During the time when Judges led Israel militarily and politically a famine rose throughout the land of Judah and effected every living soul. The book of Ruth then focuses on a man by the name of Elimelech who tried to combat the famine by moving his entire family to the land of Moab. His family consisted of himself, his wife Naomi, and their two sons, and while they were traveling to the land of Moab, Elimelech died. This just left Naomi and her two sons to face the world, so Naomi proceeded to find wives for her sons and she successfully did, and their names were Ophelia and Ruth. Around 10 years later her sons died, leaving Naomi and her daughters- in-law as widows. After years of living in Moab, Naomi learns that Israel is bountiful with food
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