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I will assert that even if Ratzinger is likewise reticent to proclaim divine impassibility unqualifiedly, the descent for him, although understood in a very similar way to Balthasar, relates to damnation and the Trinity in a way that is fundamentally different from the way these three elements interact functionally in Balthasar's theology.
Origen defends the divine impassibility and makes it clear that we cannot simply take the Bible literally when it attributes all-too-human emotions to God.
A legendary aura of impassibility and courage against all difficulty accompanies the figure of this distinguished scholar of society and magisterial interpreter of history.
This light at present shines in part, as a pledge, for those who through impassibility have passed beyond all that is condemned, and through pure and immaterial prayer have passed beyond all that is pure.
If all went well for the Germans--as it eventually did--Allied forces, assuming that their southern flank was protected by the impassibility of the Ardennes and the impregnability of the Maginot Line, would move northeast to repulse what to them seemed like the only sound avenue of approach.
Installation of combination fire/smoke dampers in HVAC ductwork, which was not required in WTC 1 or WTC 2 at the time the WTC was constructed, may have acted to slow the development of hazardous conditions on the uppermost floors of the building, but would likely not have had a significant effect on the ability of occupants to egress the building due to the impassibility of the exit stairways.
Jean Lecointe examines the "anti-Stoic" turn taken by Evangelicists close to Marguerite de Navarre in the late 1530s, echoed in their communal idiom promoting the value of mourning and tears over impious impassibility.
The classical pretense of aloofness spurs a sense of pure thought, even impassibility, but once that pretense is shattered, feeling or emotion reasserts its centrality.
1:26-27's image and likeness as progression from participation in the characteristics of God's essence (for example, immortality) to participation in the characteristics of God's energies (for example, impassibility, patience); and humanity's mediatorial vocation predicated on its microcosmic nature; (3) Christ, who as the enfleshed (that is, passible) Logos is the deified and deifying corporeal bridge for the deification of all human beings, (4) the Church as a community of faith mediating grace especially through the corporeal acts of the sacraments; and (5) the Christian, especially the Christian's body--even that body's passibility--as an anagogically deifying gift of God.
The doctrine of impassibility has been held throughout the history of the church, although it has become increasingly controversial in the last few centuries.
the aporia, literally the impassibility, in attempts to bridge the gaps
Red might also suggest human warmth, contrasted with Marcus Aurelius's impassibility, a view supported by the earlier description discussed here.