Madsen Truman G. In this short book Truman Madsen explores the nature of love First, from the teachings and life of Joseph Smith, we can see love as something that exists beyond ourselves an outpouring of the Spirit, even a gift that we seek to receive from God Second, romantic love is distinguished as exalting and pure as opposed to the diminishing effects of carnal desire The third essay provides counsel for appreciating and strengthening family love And finally, understanding eternal love provides some unders [ There not enough stars to rate this book in my opinionI love Truman Madsen phylosophical reflections on love physical love, family love, humankind love and God s love I couldn t get enough I reread it several times I may be parcial because I have memories of sitting in across him in a college classroom hearing his brilhant mind and heart share all this knowledge I have to confess that he was even better in person. Truman Madsen continues to influence my thinking and my testimony after many years His gift of explaining complex thought to the common man is remarkable His testimony is powerful and persuasive I will re read this frequently It is worth the time and thought that goes with it Highly recommend He has been and always will be one of my most favorite people. This book highlights the spiritual elements of love, which is an oft overlooked aspect of even romantic love I love this book Really My outlook on all relationships with God, family, friends, and girls has been profoundly influenced by this work I also happen to resonate really well with the author s style and thoughtful word choice.
He was a prolific author, a recognized authority on Joseph Smith , and a popular lecturer among Latter-day Saints. Madsen was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the second son of Axel A. His mother was a daughter of Heber J. Grant ;  she died when Madsen was about two years old. He was raised in the home of his aunt Deseret Grant Doyle and her husband Ashby Douglas Doyle, where his father also resided. This—as well as the home where Madsen had lived previously—were in the Avenues area of Salt Lake City.
Four Essays On Love Truman Madsen It can be a bit hard to understnad sometimes, but over all, it is very inspiring and thought provoking. Truman G. In Eternal Man we gain insights into the nature of the premortal life and the immortality of man. Quantity available: 1 Communications Workshop,
No principle is more vital than love--the anchor for the two great commandments. These thought-provoking essays explore the deeper dimensions and applications of love. They begin with an exploration of the sources of love beyond the human heart, acknowledging love as a fruit of the Spirit of God. Next follows a study of romantic love that traces its meaning into the very nature of the Divine.