Good Advice from a Heretic

I’m reading Pelagius and Augustine right now for a Patristic Theology class, and Pelagius gives some decent advice if you ignore the underlying presupposition:

Think of what you want to become by the last day and try to be that now.

Of course, he has some absurd notion of sinfulness being a learned condition in mind, but aiming to behave as one who has received that totality of sanctification is good advice even if that isn’t how old Pelagius meant it.

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