Many books have been written about Joseph Smith. This one the result of Truman Madsen s deep love for the Prophet and years of research illuminates specific. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Truman G. Madsen received graduate degrees in philosophy and philosophy of religion from the University of Utah and . Joseph Smith the Prophet has ratings and reviews. Jake said: These lectures ought to be titled: Joseph Smith the Hero. By the time Madsen is do.

Author: Bralkis Tasida
Country: Moldova, Republic of
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 12 December 2014
Pages: 172
PDF File Size: 19.88 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.62 Mb
ISBN: 959-6-42303-546-8
Downloads: 14090
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Ararn

Nor is it primarily propget collection of the Prophet’s ideas, despite numerous quotations from his discourses and writings. As a tireless supporter of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, his works have inspired readers and listeners for decades. Sep 20, Joe rated it really liked it. This book propher keep you entertained, and wanting to come back for more. Madsen finds the best faith promoting stories about Joseph Smith and somehow manages to spin controversial instances into some of Joseph’s finest hours.

May 27, Todd Lemmon rated it it was amazing. Joseph Smith Lecture 5: The topics discussed include Joseph Smith’s First Vision; his personality and character including perspectives on his family life ; his masen gifts and attributes; his varied trials; his Kirtland Temple experience; doctrinal developments in the Nauvoo era; and the last months and martyrdom.

Joseph Smith, the Prophet | BYU Studies

During this time he paved the way for groundbreaking interfaith work around the world as the Richard L. He held the Richard L. Apr 19, Kellie rated it it was amazing. Truman Madsen’s delivery of these gems is well done. By the time Madsen is done painting his portrait, the Mormon Prophet seems more a Greek statue than a human.


Madsen “worthy” of attention. If you just can’t get enough of your “Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith” manual, this will keep your testimony in check.

Truman G. Madsen

Brother Madsen, who passed away in the summer ofwas a prolific author who is also known for his memorable audio and video presentations on a variety of gospel subjects.

Why was Abraham commanded to go up on that mountain And the Prophet tended to judge men with that same openness: It also discusses some of the major events in his life – the First Vision, the Kirtland Temple, and then the martyrdom.

Madsen’s lectures he presents a very interesting side of Joseph that we don’t often talk about. Open Preview See a Problem? But we have done the best we could under the circumstances in which we are placed, and I wish you to take this matter in hand and organize and systematize all these ceremonies p.

The Prophet appears in many other books and articles not directly about him but about Latter-day Saints individually and collectively. In the introduction, Madsen states that we still wait for the “definitive” work on Joseph Smith.

Want to know if the Mormon church is true? He was prpohet 35 years old.

Joseph Smith the Prophet – Deseret Book

He was flawed just like any, but the Lord magnified him in magnificent ways. This is a wonderful set of lectures about the Prophet, Joseph Smith.

Those ties were further strengthened again in as he was called by President David O. My father is good friends with Truman and so I took interest in reading Truman’s writings. I heard the lectures on my mission and really, really liked them and wanted to see the sources for the quotations. Mmadsen put together and well thought out. This was an essential element for the revelator of our dispensation p.


We revere him for having restored the full gospel with its saving ordinances. Joseph was humble and teachable and through that grew from a farm-boy of 14 years old at the time of the First Vision, to truly masden instrument for great good in the Hands of God.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I first heard these tapes on my mission as I’m sure most missionaries haveand I was amazed at how these brought the Prophet Joseph and Church History alive to me.

Madsen was a professor of religion and philosophy at Brigham Young University for 37 years. We listened to them as part of our morning study. A Personal Search for the M Madsen in my opinion is simply the best and most informative person when it comes to the life of Joseph Smith.

Madsen about different aspects of Joseph Smith and his life.

Joseph Smith the Prophet

The Kirtland Temple was an unprecedented sacrifice, and it was met with an unprecedented divine outpouring p. Joseph Smith and Trials August 23, X. When I would read about a particular experience or quotation from Joseph Smith, I would wonder, “Well, what happened then? Lists with This Book.

Author: admin