The Letters of Pelagius and his followers
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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pelagianism -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[edited and translated by] B.R. Rees.
ContributionsRees, B. R. 1919-, Pelagius.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT1450 .L47 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination355 p. ;
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1864026M
ISBN 100851152821
LC Control Number90021898

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The Letters of Pelagius and His Followers by Pelagius, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.   Translated here are five letters and treatises attributed to Pelagius by R. F. Evans (): To Demetrias, On Virginity, On the Divine Law, On the Christian Life, and To Celantia; six Pelagian treatises first edited by C. P. Caspari (): To an Older Friend, To a Young Man, On the Possibility of Not Sinning, On Riches, On Bad Teachers, and On Chastity; and seven miscellaneous works. Translation of 18 letters and minor treatises in letter form attributed at various times to Pelagius or his followers. Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Part 1 To Demetrias. Part 2 The Evans letters: on virginity; on the divine law; on the Christian life; to Celantia. His teachings had a lot in common with the later Celtic Christianity and as the book says " to this day if the rival doctines of Augustine and Pelagius are put to British churchgoers, the great majority opt for Pelagius". What shines though in these letters is a man of wisdom and humility, with a /5.

The second part of the book consists of Pelagius' letters, which provide the clearest and most succinct statements of Pelagian theology, but few of which have ever been translated into English 5/5(1). The second part of the book consists of Pelagius' letters, which provide the clearest and most succinct statements of Pelagian theology, but few of which have ever been translated into English e; first published in two volumes as Pelagius: A Reluctant Heretic and The Letters of Pelagius and his Followers(The Boydell Press, ).more/5(18). Extant letters of Pelagius and his followers claim that all good works are done only with the grace of God (which he saw as enabling, but not forcing, good works), that infants must be baptized for salvation, and that the saints were not always sinless, but that some at least have been able to stop sinning.