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.

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Yet, good information dealing with the Prophet Joseph Smith. I put the question once to President Hugh B. I’m grateful for the Prophet Joseph Smith, his life, his sacrifices, his example, his faithfulness, and all the good that he brought into the world.

Joseph Smith, the Prophet

He then applied to be a Rhodes Scholar but was once again not selected. This was a great follow up to reading Saints Vol. I drove a truck and wore out the tapes. Joseph Smith the Prophet by Truman G. Maybe not as technical or in depth as could be, but Truman Madsen excells because you can sense the love he has for the prophet and feel that he wants to share and instill the same for the prophet in the listener.

The topics discussed include Joseph Smith’s First Vision; his personality and character including perspectives on his family life ; his spiritual gifts and attributes; his varied t Many books have been written about Joseph Smith.


He knew Peter, he knew James, he knew John. If you liked the lectures, you will like the book better.

The Kirtland Temple skith an unprecedented sacrifice, and it was met with an unprecedented divine outpouring p. May 27, Todd Lemmon rated it it was amazing. Books by Truman G.

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 an instrument for great good in the Hands of God. Want to know if the Mormon church is true? Tru,an enjoyed how he broke down the spiritual gifts the prophet had possessed and also the personality traits of the prophet.

Truman G. Madsen – BYU Speeches

Feb 12, Heather rated it really liked it Shelves: Those ties were further strengthened again in as he was called by President David O. Joseph Smith Lecture 4: When I was a green LDS missionary in rural Maine, my trainer introduced me to jlseph collection of lectures. Those who knew Joseph Smith best testified that he lived great, and he died great in the eyes of God and his people.

I’d recommend Rough Stone Rolling for anyone interested in a more historically accurate look at Joseph Smith’s life. Definitely not a comprehensive history of JS.

Here are a few quotes I liked from the book: Despite the demands of school and family, he made it a priority to study the prohet of Joseph Smith just as deeply as he studied the discipline of philosophy. I recently listened to audio version with Truman Madsen giving the book as a series of lectures.

It’s not a very long book, so it doesn’t cover a lot, but there were some insights jospeh I was gratefu I liked this book about Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith the Prophet by Truman G. Copies have been circulated worldwide and still remain popular to this day.


During this time he paved the way for groundbreaking interfaith work around the world as the Richard L. Maden about Joseph Smith abound. The other part that I enjoyed is that the book is full of footnotes This is a great book given to me by a wonderful friend for my birthday.

Truman G. Madsen

Power from Abrahamic Tests October 12, X. Madsen is candid at times, especially about Joseph’s introduction of the practice of polygamy. Forty years later, these lectures were made available on speeches. What a great example for all to follow.

Want to Read saving…. Madsen “worthy” of attention. I listed josepj the audio of these lectures. It was even better than reading it. After a yearlong battle with that cancer, Madsen passed away in his home on May 28,at the age madsem Is it important for a prophet of God to be “the life of the party”?

It is also needless to make great pretensions when the heart is not right: He was also a guest professor at Northern University in Boston, University of Haifa in Israel, and the Graduate Theological Union in Prophey and he lectured at over American and 50 international universities.

Jan 23, Rich Mccue rated it did not like it.