Do English-speaking Catholics use this terminology, “Saving Grace”? What does it mean? Is the term a tautology? What is the etymology of this theological term? If there is a Catholic concept, what is the Catholic view of “saving grace”? Are there equivalent terms in other languages?
I think some theological terms have very similar meanings, so I want to make sure I get the exact meaning of this term, “saving grace”, and how it is different from other terms listed below.
*]God’s mercy, clemency, pardon
In Christian theology, what is the significance of saving grace? How do you distinguish from the other similar concepts?