There is no reason for Protestants and evangelicals to be afraid of the epiclesis, the calling down of the Spirit upon the Eucharistic elements.
A theology of death should be accompanied by a healthy dose of agnosticism, since what happens after death is up to God and not to us.
For early Anglicans, the right handling of the Word of Truth (2 Tim. 2:15) was a matter of life and death. It requires a heart that acknowledged the authority of the Divine Author, and gladly assented to Scripture's plain meaning.