The 400 Year Late Arrival |

TBC Staff

First, we may call this doctrine (Calvinism) a novelty, seeing that for the first four hundred years after Christ there is no mention of it. The first foundations for it were in the writings of Augustine, who, in his warring against Pelagius, let fall some expressions which some have unhappily picked up to the establishment of this error.

— Robert Barclay (23 December 1648 – 3 October 1690, Scottish Quaker. His theology has long been ignored by the present Liberal Quakers’ self-focused theology).