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Any sort of theology that has no connection with hesychasm, in the Orthodox sense of the word; any sort of theology that is not the fruit of Orthodox noetic hesychia and does not lead towards it, is secularised, rationalistic, cerebral theology, which has absolutely nothing to offer human beings, but rather increases their confusion and misery. Hesychia is the means by which a person is healed and sees the things of God. According to the divinely-inspired words of the God-seeing St. Gregory Palamas, Orthodox noetic hesychia is true praxis, a means of approaching theoria or, to state it more aptly, the vision of God, which is the only proof of a soul in good health.”

Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos