Definition of impassible in English:
Incapable of suffering or feeling pain: belief in an impassible God
More example sentences
- Further, if the suffering of God in Christ affected God's divine nature it would mean that it was someone other than the eternal impassible Creator who was experiencing human suffering.
- So God, being that than which nothing greater can be thought, is wholly active; he is impassible.
- Aquinas accepted Aristotle's view that God cannot change and is impassible.
- Example sentences
- True enough, the language of impassibility is deeply embedded in patristic theology going back to Ignatius of Antioch.
- What cogent defence can be offered for the (entirely biblical) doctrine of God's impassibility, in the face of open theism and unorthodox views on the Trinity?
- More materially, it is a guiding concern of his thinking to push out the envelope made by the teaching of divine impassibility.
Middle English: via Old French from ecclesiastical Latin impassibilis, from Latin in- 'not' + passibilis (see passible).
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