This book is a collection of Truman Madsen's thoughts, with each page exploring a separate idea pertaining to the sacrament. Truman gives insights into the events surrounding the Last Supper, the Atonement, and the crucifixion. He discusses the sacrament provided to the Nephites by the Savior in Third Nephi. He focuses on the significance of the elements of the sacrament: the prayers, the emblems, and the manner in which this sacred ordinance is carried out today. Truman also shares personal recollections and accounts that help each of us to apply the meaning of the sacrament to our own lives. His thought-provoking ideas are sure to enlighten and inspire.
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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. He 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. He is married to Ann Nicholls Madsen. The couple has three children and a Navajo foster son.
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Book Description Amalphi Arts, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111934693022
Book Description Amalphi Arts, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB1934693022