There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The reader learns insights into his character traits and personality. Jesus is the Christ, and Joseph is his Prophet p. What a great example for all to follow. Apr 19, Kellie rated it it was amazing. During this time he paved the way for groundbreaking interfaith work around the world as the Richard L.

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Madsen is known throughout Latter-day Saint and secular spheres as an earnest and respected writer, orator, scholar, and philosopher. Joseph Smith and Trials August 23, X. He was also a guest professor at Northern University in Boston, University of Haifa in Israel, and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley; and he lectured at over American and 50 international universities.

I heard the lectures on my mission and really, really liked them and wanted to see the sources for the quotations. So much to love about this book!

Truman G. Madsen

truman g madsen joseph smith the prophet Some attempt a full-scale life. Add To Cart Cancel. Every miracle that Christ performed, including the creation of the earth, was executed in harmony with eternal principles. Again, this shows a mind that is not only open but also receptive; and not only receptive, but also obedient, even when the required response seemed to run counter to former assumptions and traditions.


The stories are carefully researched and masterfully delivered. Excellent history on Joseph Smith. There is much of Joseph Smith’s history that Madsen doesn’t cover, or makes no attempt to be objective about. And the Prophet tended to judge men with that same openness: In my considered judgment and I have read a little in the philosophers of the world this section is superior in content to Plato’s Timaeus.

Joseph Smith Lecture 3: Many books have been written about Joseph Smith. Lists with This Book. I have come before the fire. I said to a Harvard scholar who was famous for his New Testament skill, ‘What possibly could be restored?

Joseph Smith the Prophet by Truman G. Madsen

My father is good friends with Truman and so I took interest in reading Truman’s writings. Jan 30, Elaine rated it it was amazing. What a wonderful and foreordained soul he was for the great Work he brought forth. Want to Read saving….

If you are a non-reader like myself, then you will love this book on CD. Jesus the Christ Book on CD. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is a powerful statement on the spiritual necessity of gratitude p.

Joseph Smith, the Prophet | BYU Studies

This was a very faith and testimony building truman g madsen joseph smith the prophet This was a great follow up to reading Saints Vol. Copies have been circulated worldwide and still remain popular to this day. In the b This is a profound book about Joseph Smith. When I would read maxsen a particular experience or quotation from Madswn Smith, I would wonder, “Well, what happened then?


Those who knew Joseph Smith best testified that he lived great, and he died great in the eyes of God and his people. This one the product of Truman Madsen’s deep love for the subject and years of research illuminates specific facets of Joseph Smith s greatness.

In the book, readers may see a more accurate picture of who Joseph Smith was and gain a meritorious appreciation for the role he played and the many hardships he endured to accomplish his vital calling. Masterfully put together and well thought out. But alongside that set pro;het prophesies and all they entailed was another set about a son of Joseph who would be a restorer of pro;het things.

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