FROM JESUS’ PERSPECTIVE, LAZARUS WAS SLEEPING. It was really true that he was sleeping. To his sisters he was dead; to our Lord, he was sleeping.
About Augustine of Hippo
Augustine of Hippo (354–430). Bishop of Hippo and a voluminous writer on philosophical, exegetical, theological and ecclesiological topics. He formulated the Western doctrines of predestination and original sin in his writings against the Pelagians.