Finally, in his 2008 book D'Costa comes to the mediatorial
activity of the church and, in particular the mediation of salvation through liturgical prayers for all people.
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.
His writings include New Views of Christianity, Society, and the Church (1836), an attack on organized Christianity; Charles Elwood, or, The Infidel Converted (1840), an autobiographical novel of conversion to Unitarianism; The Mediatorial
Life of Jesus (1842), on Roman Catholicism; The Spirit-Rapper (1854), a fictive account of the Satanic element in spiritualism; The Convert, Or Leaves from My Experience (1857), an autobiographical report of conversion to Catholicism; The American Republic (1865); and Conversation on Liberalism and the Church (1870).
To make effective mediatorial
action possible, it is necessaryto clear up a lot of Reaganite hypocrisy and misinformation.
roles depend on an eternal divine decree.
Samuel Davies, The Mediatorial
Kingdom and Glories of Jesus Christ, in Sermons on the Most Useful and Important Subjects (London: J.
From the earlier statements on a theology of the ancestors, it is not surprising to hear that Jesus Christ displaces the mediatorial
function of the natural 'spirit-fathers'.
work beyond his appearance in the flesh.
The fashioning and worship of the Golden Calf dominate his exposition of these chapters and of Moses' mediatorial
and specifically intercessory role in them.