Theopathetic

Related to Theopathetic: psychotheism, thyropathy, nomographer

The`o`pa`thet´ic


a.1.Of or pertaining to a theopathy.
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I believe the answer lies in the consideration of three interrelated points: first, Milton's unusual understanding of the theory of accommodation in chapter 2 of De Doctrina makes it clear that he believed God to be theopathetic, and this strongly suggests that Milton may also have envisaged God as theomorphic; second, in what appears a paradox, Milton's statement that "God [.
Milton is explicit in chapter 2 of De Doctrina that the descriptions of God as being angry or repentant, what he would describe as theopathetic references, should be accepted as faithful descriptions of the Deity and not explained away as condescending anthropopatheia.