Friday, 20 May 2011

The Pelagian Controversy - In Our Time Melvyn Bragg

Pelagius was a British monk of the 4th Century who clashed with St Augustine over the doctrine of original sin.  Pelagius didn't believe in it, Augustin did.  But it was a key argument in the development of the theology of Christianity and was being argued about long afterwards.  Predestination was another bone of contention - but Melvyn gets it all sorted.  I suppose it was inevitable that he would.

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