I wrote this over a year ago but I feel it has some content that needs to be thought about constructively.
Recently a young friend of mine has been asked to write 600 words on the impassibility debates as part of a larger essay this has made me think again about this whole area. I just wanted to share some of my thoughts around this whole debate.
Human beings are made in the image of God and therefore our emotional life must in some way mirror God’s emotional life. This is especially true if we regard the key to understanding the image of God in relational terms. If we believe that we are created to relate to God and to one another emotions come into play at once. I am called upon to love God and my neighbour, we can’t do this without some expression of our emotions.
If love is at the heart of our relationships then we realize that as fallen and broken people our love is very often…
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