Instructions begins with the proper use of speech, and syllables and words are the elements of speech. Therefore to scrutinize syllables is not a superflous task.
…what theological term is so insignificant that it will not greatly upset the balance of the scales, unless it is used correctly?
Those who are idle in the pursuit of righteousness count theological terminology as secondary… those conscious of the goal of our calling realize that we are to become like God…
St. Basil the Great