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Pelagius

Lovely review of Arthur, Andrew. The last word on Pelagius is in Colin

McEvedy’s PENGUIN ATLAS OF MEDIEVAL HISTORY, p.26:

“Pelagianism, the native British development [i.e. of the Monophysite

heresy], rather lost its point when the legions left and the heathen Saxon

became the antagonist, but in its concern with this life rather than the

next it seems temporarily to have tapped a deep stream in the insular

character.”

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