In this article the author points out the relationship between the views of Jean-Luc Marion contained in his 'Au lieu de soi. L'approche de Saint Augustin' and the views of Pelagius (4th/5th century). The author first notes the basic facts about the controversy between Augustine and Pelagius. He then summarizes the main issues contained in Marion's book, and shows the basic ideas of Augustine's distortion that occur in it. Finally, he indicates the relationship between Marion's philosophy and the views of Pelagius. The article concludes that Marion's phenomenology of givenness is much more closely connected with the views of Pelagius than those of Augustine of Hippo.