The Creation Story and the Story of Jesus in a World of Violence

Mary Catherine Hilkert

Article Type: Word and World Lecture Series

Publication Date: 4/1/2002

Issue: The Body of Christ (Vol. 22, No 2, Spring, 2002)

Insisting that all pain and suffering fall somehow within God's plan is dangerous in the face of the terrible and unjust violence that plagues our world. Not all suffering is redemptive. The divine plan for creation is not suffering, but life.

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