Mountains before the Temple explores Jewish, Christian, and Muslim roadblocks that stand in the way of rebuilding the Temple, how to remove them and ensure the safety of Israel at the same time. Mountains before the Temple rethinks old prejudices in a posttribulational challenge to Christians to be partners with God. Seeking to hasten the Day of Christ, Mountains before the Temple explores these themes: Asaph predicts two destructions of the Temple, and a third attempt Where the Temple should be built Literalist vs. Spiritualizing views on the future Temple The relevance of the missing tribes of Israel How the predicted Name of the Messiah makes a difference Why the New Covenant revealed in the Old Covenant changes everything How Christians play a role in returning the Messiah Why the Feast of Tabernacles is the feast of the Millennium How finding David's descendant makes all the difference to Israel Where Jewish philosopher Maimonides and Zechariah meet on the Temple Israel builds the Temple anticipating the Messiah's coming The Messiah's part in building a Temple and reconsecrating the new one Shockingly: Christian interest in preserving the Dome of the Rock God's surprising plans for two former Muslim nations Christian, Jewish, and Muslim theologies that hinder the Temple The symbol of the Holy Spirit in both Old and New Testaments Zechariah Donagan is a free-lance writer. His research took him from the Library of Congress to the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. He has pastored several conservative churches, served in the chaplaincy, and taught Bible in Christian school.