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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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Oct 05, Jodi Hawkins rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Joseph Smith the Ships in business days. Had he been less sincere, less honest–less of a maxsen might have tried to suppress the personal, private rebukings and let the Church believe that he’d gone along pretty well without lapsings and slippings. Joseph Smith the Prophet by Truman G.

Joseph Smith the Prophet by Truman G. Madsen

I heard the lectures on my mission and jiseph, really liked them and wanted to see the sources for the quotations. I said to a Harvard scholar who was famous for his New Testament skill, ‘What possibly could be restored? It helps to paint a picture of who he was and some of his experiences. Those revelations are published alongside the revelations in which he is given promises and blessings. Not particularly many pages in this book.

My testimony of the prophet Joseph Smith was not quite complete until I read and listened to this several years ago. Learn so much about the Prophet Joseph every time I listen to these! How is thw relevant to any prophet’s calling and mission? Madsen was a professor of religion and philosophy at Brigham Young University for 37 years. This is the first book I’ve read all the way through on Joseph Smith.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Roberts Story; The Temple: I thrive in understatements. 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. My mission boundaries included the birthplace of Joseph Smith, and the town where he had a thee leg operation as a boy.

It captures, better than any other book I know, the greatness of Joseph Smith and his largeness of spirit. No man can come to a testimony of the prophetic mantle of the Prophet Joseph Smith without knowing that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah, the Anointed One. Here are a few quotes I liked from the book: Nov 16, Lela rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read this book recommended by my dad and was pleased with the insights and testimonies presented by Madsen.

Published August 1st by Bookcraft Pubs first published There is a veil over your eyes, for you could not endure to look upon Him. He was flawed just like any, but the Lord magnified him in magnificent ways.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Evans Chair in Judeo-Christian Studies from to Then had adds, ‘yet nothing consumed,’ perhaps indicating that he expected to be. Refresh and try again. But only one of the Twelve, Orson Hyde, recorded that meeting at the time p.

Joseph Smith, the Prophet

It was interesting to note the instances where his words were rearranged or left out completely for the sake of clarification, trumxn or simplicity.


Hardcoverpages. Nor is it primarily a collection of the Prophet’s ideas, despite numerous quotations from his discourses and writings. I’d recommend Rough Stone Rolling for anyone interested in a more historically accurate look at Joseph Smith’s life.

He said, ‘I can’t do it. It’s certain that we do not worship him. Among his volumes on Mormon thhe are: Some attempt a full-scale life. Jul 17, Jason Burt rated it it was amazing.

Joseph Smith the Prophet – Deseret Book

Madsen read every piece of material he could find on the Prophet, especially documents written by those who had personally interacted with him. Madsen is truly the best resource on the prophet.

If I had not experienced what I have, I could not have believed it myself. Through the Prophet Joseph Smith was revealed a religion for the Space Age, for the cosmos, for the whole universe p.

He is married to Ann Nicholls Madsen. These talks are great for getting a look at the early church and learning much about Joseph Smith. Reading the book will only strengthen your resolve to be more Christlike, appreciate what the prophet went through to restore the truth to the earth, and give you desires to josseph the Kingdom of God upon the earth.

He fixes all those in the book, great read, great reference. It is amazing how much of this information I had never heard before. The Life and Teachings of t