The Book of Ruth: Journey in Faith is a 2009 Christian film directed by Stephen Patrick Walker. It is based on the Book of Ruth. Powerful themes of tolerance and acceptance gained through love and understanding shine in this production. A Biblical Cinderella story seen through the eyes of a young widow as she leaves her homeland to Israel in search of a better life. Upon reaching Israel, she is swept off her feet by a wealthy royal which ultimately leads to her destiny. Tolerance, compassion and faith are the keynotes of this moving Christian drama that illustrates the biblical story of Ruth. After being widowed, Ruth (Sherry Morris) travels to Israel, a land in turmoil, and struggles to create a new life for herself. She marries Boaz (Carman), of the Royal House of Judah, and he leads her to a greater understanding of God’s love. Their son Obed will become King David’s grandfather and a herald for the Messiah. The Book of Ruth, is an epic, triumphant love story in the face of adversity. This selfless journey of love and devotion is seen through the eyes of a young widow. Choosing to leave her homeland of Moab, she follows her mother-in-law Naomi to Israel after the death of her husband. Upon reaching Bethlehem, she meets and marries a man named Boaz, who is of the Royal House of Judah. This chain of seemingly unrelated events, sets the stage for the future kings of the nation of Israel, and the glorious coming of the Messiah. A Biblical Cinderella story from the archives of the royal Jewish bloodline, this story reveals the redemption of their inheritance through the child Obed, who was the grandfather of King David.
Director: Stephen Patrick Walker Writers: Salvatore DiSalvatore, Richard Raucci Starring: Sherry Morris, Eleese Lester, Carman Release Date: 15 December 2009 Genre: Drama / Family Runtime: Language: English Subtitle: Romana