4 hours ago
Why did you completely ignore the quotes from Ireneaus, Eusebius, and Methodist on free will. Even John Calvin himself admitted that the Early Church Fathers taught free will. Augustine himself taught free will at first and wrote a book on it. Your presentation of Church history is deceptive and misleading.
3 hours ago
I interacted with Irenaeus in the 3rd section concerning and made it clear some fathers affirmed a sense of free will but that doesn't mean they denied original sin. I never argued Augustine didn't at first write a book on free will. But his later view of grace, and his denial of free will, were not based on Manicheasm as I argued. Please watch whole presentation and see article for sources. The fact is your main premise is wrong - this doctrine is pre-Augustine.
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