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Colleen Mary Carpenter is Associate Professor and Chair of the Theology Department at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. She is author of Redeeming the Story: Women, Suffering, and Christ and editor of An Unexpected Wilderness: Christianity and the Natural World.  

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"Creation and the Cross" is an investigation of the relationship between the created world and the work of salvation. Is the world—indeed, the entire universe—merely the stage on which the human relationship with God plays out, or can we speak of cosmic redemption as well as the redemption of human beings?