But always—always the synergism, syndrome, or whatever you want to call it, is the same.
So, the old Buddhism prior to Shinran taught a phase of synergism, or the union of faith and works.
In fact, dissimilarity of action is a cause of combination, an essential of synergism.
1650s, "theological doctrine that human will cooperates with divine grace in regeneration," from Modern Latin synergismus, from Greek synergos "working together" (see synergy). Used in a broader (non-theological) sense by 1925.
synergism syn·er·gism (sĭn'ər-jĭz'əm)