Looking for popular full-color books on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem for your Israel tour or coffee table? Here are some of the most beautiful books on the Temple. Each one gives a Christian biblical and historical overview of the Tabernacle, First Temple (King Solomon’s Temple), and Second Temple (King Herod’s Temple). Whether you are planning a tour of the Holy Land or just enjoy reading the Bible, these books make a perfect gift for yourself or someone you love.
|Rose Guide to the Temple
Dr. Randall Price
|Splendor of the Temple
|Pictorial Guide to the Temple
|Pages||144+ clear plastic overlays to “see inside” the Temple||96||32|
|Number of Illustrations||156||75||40|
|Number of Time Lines||6 time lines with 100 events from 1500 BC to today.||1 time line with 20 events from 587 BC to 1967||None|
|Cross Section diagrams and floor plans of Solomon’s temple, Herod’s Temple, Dome of the Rock||Yes, all three||No||No|
|Description of First Temple (Solomon’s Temple)||30 pages + clear plastic overlay to “see inside” Temple||1 page||3 pages|
|Diagram of Interior of the First Temple (Solomon’s Temple)||Yes||No||No|
|Description of Second Temple (Herod’s Temple)||40 pages + clear plastic overlay to “see inside” Temple||79 pages||16 pages|
|Diagram of Interior of the Second Temple||Yes||No||No|
|Description of Temple Mount after Second Temple (includes information on the Muslim shrine Dome of the Rock)||20 pages + diagram of the floor plan of the Temple and the Dome of the Rock.||0||4 pages|
|Poster of Herod’s Temple||Yes, 3-page fold-out poster, “Messiah in the Temple”||No||No|
|Poster showing the size and locations of the Temple and the Dome of the Rock (available in printed book only)||Yes, 3-page fold-out poster, “Jerusalem’s Holy Ground” (from National Geographic). Available in the printed version of this book, not the ebook or PDF versions.
|Diagram and explanation of High Priest’s garments||Yes||No||No|
|Price (click on link to buy)||$29.99 printed book (Hardcover) OR $26.99 PDF||$19.99 (Hardcover)||$9.99 (Paperback)|
See sample pages from the Rose Guide to the Temple. Scroll to the bottom. Click on the interior pages to enlarge.