b'THEOLOGYclashescanberesolvedwithmoreaccurateformulations. Brushevenlyevaluatesquestionsincludingtheageofthe earth, the origin of life, and the end of time.Christians who wish to better understand the relationship between their faith and science will be encouraged by the great harmony that Brush sees between scientific findings and bib-lical teaching. As he guides readers into an awareness of the inherent limitations of our knowledge, believers can cultivate greater humility regarding these contested issues.Nigel Brush considers theology to be an essential discipline in the search for truth that is nonetheless conditioned by human limitations and cultural per-spectives, and therefore in need of continual review andrevision.Hedevelopshisthesisbyexploring some notable theological mistakes, both ancient and contemporary. Some mistakes are rooted in biblical and scientific misunderstandings of the relation of Jesus to God and of certain facts about the physical world God created. Brushs very thorough treatment is an earnest and realistic case for intellectual and spiritual humility about our theological beliefs.Michael L. Peterson, Asbury Theological SeminaryNigel Brush (PhD, UCLA) is professor of geology at Ashland UniversityinOhio.HisotherpublicationsincludeThe Limitations of Scientific Truth.CONTENTSPart 1: The Human Factor Quest1.Human Disciplines and Their Human Weaknesses Part 2: Theological LimitationsTHE LIMITATIONS OF THEOLOGICAL2.The Temporal Limitations of Theological Truth 3.The Logical Limitations of Theological Truth TRUTH 4.The Spatial Limitations of Theological Truth Why Christians Have the Same Bible but Different5.The Empirical Limitations of Theological Truth Theologies Part 3: Theological Mistakes Concerning the Messiah6.The Pharisees Theological Mistake Concerning the Messiahs NIGEL BRUSH Place of Birth 7.The Pharisees Theological Mistakes Concerning the 978-0-8254-4470-8$19.99 Messiahs Authority Paperback5.5 x 8.5336 pages 8.The Pharisees Theological Mistake Concerning the Messiahs Christian Theology / General Divinity Kregel Publications Part 4: Theological Mistakes Concerning the Natural WorldRights: World 9.Modern Theological Mistakes Concerning the Heavens Available 10.Modern Theological Mistakes Concerning the Earth 11.Modern Theological Mistakes Concerning Life Theology is based on Gods true and unchanging Word, butPart 5: The Divine Factordoes it supply an unwavering foundation for spiritual certain- 12.Ceasing to Disagreeties? Brush contends that it does not, because, like science, the-ology is a human discipline and subject to our limitations of knowledge, interpretation, and objectivity.In part one, Brush unpacks this contention, showing how Christians both past and present have arrived at conclusions that actually run counter to biblical teaching, and how these interpretive viewpoints have changed over time. In part two, he makes the case that flawed theological positions have resulted in views that needlessly conflict with science, and that these kregel.com/academic7'