Before the Council of Trent, the Schoolmen seldom used the term gratia actualis , preferring auxilium speciale , motio divina , and similar designations; nor did they formally distinguish actual grace from sanctifying grace.But, in consequence of modern controversies regarding grace , it has become usual and necessary in theology to draw a sharper distinction between the transient help to act (actual grace) and the permanent state of grace (sanctifying grace).For example, early Christians so consistently rejected imperial deities that they were known as , proclaimed that true Christians should divest themselves of money at the same time that the Catholic church erected magnificent churches and the clergy dressed in elaborate finery.Another classic example of this paradoxical relationship is provided by the , who withdrew from the world but also preserved and transmitted Classical culture and learning to medieval Europe.Christian grace is a fundamental idea of the Christian religion, the pillar on which, by a special ordination of God, the majestic edifice of Christianity rests in its entirety.
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When the Christian community has held to its teachings, however, it has opposed such social systems and values.
Given the inherent fragility of human culture and society, religion in general and the Christian community in particular frequently are conservative forces.