Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

conceit

Contradiction and contentiousness come from conceit, a companion of unbelief and haughtiness; and conversely, absence of contradiction and contentiousness come from a right and wisely humble disposition. the Monks Callistus and Ignatius (Directions to Hesychasts no. 15, Writings from the Philokalia on Prayer of the Heart; Faber and Faber pg. 177)







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