Is a theological concept developed in Roman Catholic theology primarily by Thomas Aquinas(c. A.D. 1225-1274) Dominican friar, teacher at the University of Paris, central figure of medieval scholasticism, and the most authoritative theologi... more that maintains that God dispenses his graceIs a term used to identify unmerited assistance by God primarily to redeem and transform human beings. In the early and medieval church it also referr... more in at various times and places in ways that not only assist the natural world including human nature, but also to lift humans beyond their nature to be able to enjoy true happiness (beatitudecomes from the Latin term for happiness. This term is applied to various statements Jesus made in the Sermon on the Mount. It is also used in Catholic... more). ProtestantContrary to popular belief, the term does not refer to protest against the Roman Catholic Church. The term original refers to a formal protest lodged ... more later used this term to refer to miracles that happen due to divine intervention in the natural world.