I confess I was being wickedly provocative with that line; but I do object to suggestions that Orthodoxy does not need and has nothing to learn from the Latin Fathers. I find this attitude more sectarian than catholic. Please know that I am not speaking of you personally. I am speaking generally about a not uncommon phenomenon.
I do not know of any Church Father, whether East or West, who preached more beautifully, more profoundly, more powerfully on the love and grace of God than St Augustine (see Lewis Ayres' article "Augustine on God as Love and Love as God
Thank you for posting this, I understand now what you were getting at