A theology should be like poetry, which takes us to the end of what words and thoughts can do.
Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day.
Today we often think that before we start living a religious life we have first to accept the creedal doctrines and that before one can have any comprehension of the loyalty and trust of faith, one must first force one's mind to accept a host of incomprehensible doctrines. But this is to put the cart before the horse.