Archive Early Church Fathers Nota Bene W. Bradford Littlejohn

Augustine, Compassion, and Impassibility

Augustine has some wise words of warning for the modern ideal of compassion-in-solidarity, which has bled over into theology proper in the form of the fashionable rejection of divine impassibility for a God who instead is so compassionate that he suffers right alongside us: “And therefore, in respect to such states of mind, you must […]