The Temple of Solomon: The Center of the Universe Then and Now; John Monson, PhD
Of all the buildings of antiquity, none is more famous than the temple of Solomon. It served as the center Judean religion for four centuries. For this presentation, John Monson discusses Solomon's Temple and the transcendent significance this structure had not only in antiquity but what it means to modern society.
John Monson (PhD, Harvard University) is an associate professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Triinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has extensive archaeological fieldwork experience in the Near East, including Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. His most recent publications include Dothan I: Remains from the Tell (1953-1964) (Eisenbrauns), "1 Kings" in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, and The Temple of Solomon (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
Archaeology, Lecture Series
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
Monson, John and Southern Adventist University, "The Temple of Solomon: The Center of the Universe Then and Now; John Monson, PhD" (2011). Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum Lecture Series. 15.