“The cross liberates us from the fear of death and the need to live a lie. It acts as a powerful antidote to our natural tendency to be frightened or anxious about our situation in the world. It allows us to face death with a quiet and calm confidence, knowing that its sting has been drawn by the cross and victory given through the resurrection.”
Alister McGrath, Mere Apologetics, p. 51.
I have generally enjoyed books by Alister McGrath. He is a professor at King’s College in London and president of the Oxford Center for Christian Apologetics. He is basically a mid-stream evangelical who you really identify with at one point and are …