Theophan the Recluse in response to yesterday’s post

It is wrong to become too much attached to reading. It leads to no good and builds a wall between the heart and God. It leads to the development of a harmful curiosity and sophistry.

Theophan the Recluse, in The Art of Pryaer, ed. Igumen Chariton of Valamo, trans. Kadloubovsky & Palmer, p. 168

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