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Truman G. Madsen biography of B. H. Roberts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 12
This collections contains a photocopy of a typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The work is a biography of B. H. Roberts (1857-1933), Mormon church leader, historian, and author.

Dates

  • 1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Truman G. Madsen biography of B. H. Roberts, 1973, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 box (0.25 linear ft.)

Overview

This collection contains a photocopy of a typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections, approximately 500 pages. The work is a biography of B. H. Roberts (1857-1933), Mormon church leader, historian, and author.

Biographical History

Truman G. Madsen is a philosopher, essayist, teacher, and biographer. He is emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University, and was director of the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies in Jerusalem. He held the Richard L. Evans Chair in Religious Studies at B.Y.U. Truman G. Madsen has been guest professor at Northeastern University, Haifa, and Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He sponsored several symposia on comparative religion published as Reflections on Mormonism, The Temple in Antiquity, and Chosenness and Covenant in Judaism and Mormonism . Among his volumes on Mormon thought are: Eternal Man, Christ and the Inner Life, Four Essays on Love, The Highest in Us, The Radiant Life. Five Classics, Joseph Smith, the Prophet, Defender of the Faith, a biography of B. H. Roberts and On Human Nature. He is one of the editors and a contributor to the five-volume Macmillan Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Madsen is married to Ann Nicholls Madsen. The couple have three children and a Navajo foster son.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Truman G. Madsen biography of B. H. Roberts
Status
in_progress
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 February 24
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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