There is a need to recover the emphasis that Christ’s death is a victory over the powers of evil. . . . Christus Victor . . . says that God has won a battle for us that we ourselves can’t win. This message is the point of contact with people frustrated by the powers.
-Robert Webber, Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelicalism for a Postmodern World (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1999), 150.