“Augustine says that the woman [Eve] could not have believed the words of the serpent, had she not already acquiesced in the love of her own power, and in a presumption of self-conceit.” (St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Pt. I, Q. 94, A. 4, Reply to Obj. 1)
St. Augustine (415): “Anyone who would say that infants who pass this life without participation in the Sacrament [of Baptism] shall be made alive in Christ truly goes counter to the preaching of the Apostle and condemns the whole Church…”
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