"I am God and not Human" (Hos 11:9): Can Divine Compassion Overcome our Anthropomorphisms?

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The article analyses the Bible’s most famous and
debated texts which express divine repentance. Hos
11:8–9 is characterized by its strong anthropomorphic
language and by its (illusory?) disassociation from it. A
reference to Israel’s God as ‘not human’ motivates the
unexpected change of mind and compassion for God’s
Effective start/end date2010/01/012014/12/31