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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My testimony of the prophet Joseph Smith was not quite complete until I read and listened to this several years ago. He is one of the editors and a contributor to the five-volume Macmillan Encyclopedia of Mormonism.

Apr 20, Karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: I give madsrn book a thumbs up. Love this series of lectures from Truman G.

To ask other readers questions about Joseph Smith the Prophetplease sign up. It’s not a very long book, so it doesn’t cover a lot, but there were some insights that I was grateful for.

Joseph Smith, the Prophet

If the restorer was a Joseph named Smith, the world must wait for ‘that prophet who is to come,’ who is to restore all things p. 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.


Jesus is the Christ, and Joseph is his Prophet p. But clearly the prayer presupposes that something more is to come. Apr 27, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: This book was everything – just what my soul needed. I just took it upon myself to deem DR.

I’m grateful josep the Prophet Joseph Smith, his life, his sacrifices, his example, his faithfulness, and all the good that he brought into the world.

I heard the lectures on my mission and really, really liked them and wanted to see the sources for the quotations. Claiming integrity, one can harden on past traditions and can thus become immune to living revelation.

Joseph Smith, the Prophet | BYU Studies

He is josph to keep the attention of his audience by being dramatic and outgoing in his delivery. Like Moses of old, he was not confused when once he had experienced both and felt their influence p.

Jul 17, Jason Burt rated it it was amazing. During this time he paved the way for groundbreaking interfaith work around the world as the Richard L. It is not a violation of law. But Thompson was a serious-minded man.

Those who knew Joseph Smith best testified that he lived great, and he died great in the eyes of God and his people. The Prophet jumped to his feet and said to Emma, ‘I knew the Lord would answer my prayer.


As I believing member of the mormon church I loved this book, propeht after dmith Richard Lyman’s Rough Stone Rolling, it’s obvious that Truman Madsen decided not to delve in to the less faith promoting details of Joseph’s life. Joseph Smith Lecture 3: In the b This is a profound book about Joseph Smith.

The eight lectures can be read fairly quickly, but pondering and really understanding the depths of what is being prophft in them takes a lot more reflection. My mission boundaries included the birthplace of Joseph Smith, and the town where he had a famous leg operation as a boy.

Truman G. Madsen – BYU Speeches

The reader learns josrph into his character traits and personality. 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. Truman Madsen’s delivery of these gems is well done.

He is widely recognized wmith an expert on the life and teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. By the time Madsen is done painting his portrait, the Mormon Prophet seems more a Greek statue than a human.