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MEDIATE, POWERS. Those incident to primary powers, given by a principal to his agent. For example, the general authority given to collect, receive and pay debts due by or to the principal is a primary power. In order to accomplish this it is frequently required to settle accounts, adjust disputed claims, resist those which are unjust, and answer and defend suits; these subordinate powers are sometimes called mediate powers. Story, Ag. Sec. 58. See Primary powers, and 1 Camp. R. 43, note 4 Camp. R. 163; 6 S. & R. 149.

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(48) As for "breaking the link between Christology and ecclesiology" (or, to put this more concretely, between the risen Christ and the church), Dupuis stated clearly that Christ remains the head of the church, with his reign extending beyond the church: "The kingship of Christ extends not only to the Church but also to the whole world." (49) The generalizing and unqualified language used here by D'Costa seemed prompted by his disagreement with Dupuis over a specific issue: the extent of the church's mediatorial activity.
In his subsequent discussion, Turretin is intent on emphasizing the spiritual and heavenly nature of Christ's mediatorial, redemptive kingdom as distinct from the earthly and mundane nature of the natural, essential kingdom, thereby echoing an important theme for Calvin.
(72) See Hibbard; Dolan, 118-36, discusses how court Catholicism and Henrietta Maria's cult of the Virgin Mary heightened anxieties about her mediatorial role and her access to power.
No they could never be at that phase--those Spirits are always mediatorial however far on in incarnation they may be
and society according to a tempered, mediatorial conservative
Our Lord Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, His virgin birth, His sinless human life, His divine miracles, His vicarious and atoning death, His bodily resurrection, His ascension, His mediatorial work, and His Personal return in power and glory...
in the absence from it of reconciling or mediatorial functions in the Greek ambassador, Bash has to look elsewhere, to Philo (pp.