Definitions

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  • n. The office or character of a mediator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office or character of a mediator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office, position, or function of a mediator.

Etymologies

mediator +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In my recollection, a potential president tries to demonstrate a record of leadership, not of mediatorship.

    BARACK OBAMA: A MEDIATOR OR A LEADER?

  • Judaical church, the meaning and intendment of the types attended therewith, the offices that men were consecrated unto thereby, are at the bottom of this expression; nearer the unction of Jesus Christ (from whence he is called Messiah, and the Christ, the whole performance of his office of mediatorship being called also his anointing, Dan.ix. 24, as to his furnishment for it), concurs hereunto.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • Jesus Christ, and his mediatorship; and therefore what he writes here no way touches the Catholic doctrine and practice, of desiring our good angels to pray to God for us, through Jesus Christ.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision

  • This opening of the floodgates of heaven was a type of the way that shall be made for the justice of God upon ungodly men, when Christ has laid aside his mediatorship; for he indeed is the sluice that stops this justice of God from its dealing according to its infinite power and severity with men.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • Such was the worship, that many of the philosophers (against whom St. Paul speaks, ver. 8) paid to angels or demons, by sacrificing to them, as carriers of intelligence betwixt God and men; pretending humility in so doing, as if God was too great to be addressed by men; and setting aside the mediatorship of Jesus Christ, who is the head both of angels and men.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • This is certain, that they whom the apostle here condemns, did not hold the head, (ver. 19,) that is, Jesus Christ, and his mediatorship; and therefore what he writes here no way touches the Catholic doctrine and practice, of desiring our good angels to pray to God for us, through Jesus Christ.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • As St. Paul himself often desired the help of the prayers of the faithful, without any injury to the mediatorship of Jesus Christ.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 61: 1 Timothy The Challoner Revision

  • Hitherto the painter has dealt with light indirectly, through the mediatorship of substances.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 40, February, 1861

  • The various names applied to him are significant both of his divinity and of his mediatorship.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • Christology the leading idea is the Hypostatic Union, so here the main idea is the natural mediatorship of Christ.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

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