Anthropopathic


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An`thro`po`path´ic


a.1.Of or pertaining to anthropopathy.
The daring anthropopathic imagery by which the prophets often represent God as chiding, upbraiding, threatening.
- H. Rogers.
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Viewing God as having feelings and emotions, more technically, an anthropopathic image of the Eternal, Rabbi Heschel writes that the basic feature of divine pathos is "God's transcendental attention" to humans.
From his great-grandfather, the Apter Rav, he learned that God was not an "object of human contemplation" (20) but an anthropopathic being who is constantly in search of us, needing us as much as we need God.
Then, the targumist also replaces anthropomorphic and anthropopathic descriptions of God; that is, God described with human form or emotions.