Truman G. Madsen biography of B. H. Roberts
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 12
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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.
- Madsen, Truman G. (Person)
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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.
1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
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.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- 2011 February 24
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.