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Works by Truman G. Madsen

Books/Booklets
Christ and the Inner Life. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1978. Originally paperback; included in Five Classics by Truman G. Madsen.

Defender of the Faith: The B. H. Roberts Story. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1980.

Eternal Man. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1966. Included in Five Classics by Truman G. Madsen.

“The Ethics of William James.” Master’s thesis, University of Utah, 1951.

Fables on Foibles, for This Time of Your Life. Amherst, Mass.: New England Youth Conference, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1964. Private circulation.

Five Classics by Truman G. Madsen. Salt Lake City: Eagle Gate, 2001.

Four Essays on Love. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1971. Also published in paperback versions; included in Five Classics by Truman G. Madsen.

The Heritage of Heber J. Grant. Utah: n.p., 1961. Presented at the Lion House in Salt Lake City, 22 November 1961. Monograph.

The Highest in Us. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1978. Included in Five Classics by Truman G. Madsen.

How to Stop Forgetting and Start Remembering. Cambridge, Mass: n.p., 1964. Several subsequent editions.

Joseph Smith the Prophet. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1989.

LDS Church History Syllabus (with Russell R. Rich and others). Provo, Utah: BYU Department of Travel Study, 1965.

Marriage and Family: Gospel Insights (with Stephen R. Covey). Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1983.

My Religion and Me. Salt Lake City: Deseret Sunday School Union, 1970. Sunday School student manual for 17-year-olds.

“A Philosophical Examination of Tillich’s Theory of Symbolic Meaning.” Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 1958.

The Radiant Life. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1994. Included in Five Classics by Truman G. Madsen.

Sacramental Reflections. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2015.

Edited and Compiled Works
“B. H. Roberts’ Final Decade: Statements about the Book of Mormon (1924–33).” Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1984.

Concordance of the Doctrinal Statements of Joseph Smith (with E. Glenn Kimball). Salt Lake City: IES Printing, 1985.

Covenant and Chosenness in Judaism and Mormonism (with Raphael Jospe and Seth Ward). Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2001.

Encyclopedia of Mormonism (with several other editors). New York: Macmillan, 1992.

New England Baptizer/Prophet/Advocate. New England Mission monthly bulletin (1962–65).

Reflections on Mormonism: Judaeo-Christian Parallels. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1978. Papers delivered 10–11 March 1978 at the BYU Religious Studies Center Symposium.

The Search for Human Nature. Forthcoming. Proceedings of a Jerusalem Center Symposium.

Seminar on Brigham Young, 12 May 1962. Provo, Utah: BYU Extension Publications, 1962.

Seminar on the Prophet Joseph Smith, 18 February 1961. Provo, Utah: BYU Extension Publications, 1961.

Seminar on the Prophet Joseph Smith, 17 February 1962. Provo, Utah: BYU Extension Publications, 1962.

The Temple in Antiquity: Ancient Records and Modern Perspectives. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1984.

To the Glory of God: Mormon Essays on Great Issues (with Charles D. Tate Jr.). Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1972.

Essays and Transcribed Speeches
“All Those Gifts.” New England Prophet 2 (September 1964).

“Are Christians Mormon?” BYU Studies 15/1 (1974): 73–94. BYU forum address delivered 4 June 1974.

“Attitude and Altitude.” New England Prophet 1 (November 1963).

“The Awesome Power of Married Love.” In Radiant Life, 85–103.

“The Better Music.” Improvement Era 66 (June 1963): 554–55.

“B. H. Roberts after Fifty Years: Still Witnessing for the Book of Mormon.” Ensign (December 1983): 10–19.

“B. H. Roberts and the Book of Mormon.” BYU Studies 19/4 (1979): 427–45. Included in Book of Mormon Authorship: New Light on Ancient Origins, edited by Noel B. Reynolds and Charles D. Tate Jr., 7–31. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1982; book republished with the same title, Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1996.

“B. H. Roberts: The Book of Mormon and the Atonement.” In The Book of Mormon: First Nephi, the Doctrinal Foundation: Papers from the Second Annual Book of Mormon Symposium, edited by Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr., 297–314. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1988.

“Blowing on the Coals Within.” Improvement Era 72 (November 1969): 11–13.

“Brigham H. Roberts.” In Sperry Lecture Series, 21–35. Lecture delivered 11 March 1976 at BYU.

“Can a Church University Achieve Greatness?” In The Brigham Young University Story, 20–23. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1968. Brochure; interview with Allen Young.

“Can God Be Pictured?” BYU Studies 8/2 (1968): 113–25.

“Can God Die?” University of Utah Chronicle, 10 April 1969.

“The Centrality of Family across World Faiths” (with Keith Lawrence and Shawn L. Christiansen). In Strengthening Our Families: An In-depth Look at the Proclamation on the Family, edited by David C. Dollahite, 370–81. Provo, Utah: BYU School of Family Life, 2000.

“Chosenness: Implications and Extensions in Mormonism and Judaism.” In Covenant and Chosenness in Judaism and Mormonism, 131–46.

“Christ and Conquering Thoughts.” In Christ and the Inner Life, 34–38.

“Christ and Prayer.” In Christ and the Inner Life, 15–19.

“Christ and the Sacrament.” In Christ and the Inner Life, 39–42.

“The Church in the Eyes of Youth: Its History.” Improvement Era 64 (November 1961): 886–91; reprinted in The Era of Youth, edited by Marion D. Hanks and Elaine Cannon. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1962.

“Church Talk.” Church News, 29 December 1948, 24C. Excerpts of a talk as a returned missionary in an article by Henry A. Smith.

“Clearing the Fog.” New England Prophet 1 (July 1963).

“The Commanding Image of Christ.” In BYU Speeches of the Year. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, [1965]. Republished in Revontulet (May 1966); included in Christ and the Inner Life, 8–14. Speech originally delivered 16 November 1965.

“Communion with Worthies Beyond.” New England Prophet 2 (June 1964).

“Conscience and Consciousness.” In Commissioner’s Lecture Series. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1973. Church Educational lecture delivered at LDS Institutes of Religion at Weber State College, Ricks College, and the Church College of Hawaii. Republished in The Highest in Us, 59–76.

“The Contribution of Existentialism.” Abstract in Proceedings of Utah Academy of Arts and Sciences (1958): 155–56. Full article in BYU Studies 1/1 (1959): 9–20.

“The Convert Glow.” New England Prophet 2 (January 1964).

“Creation and Procreation.” Instructor 99 (June 1964): 236–39, 241. Included in Eternal Man, 34–42.

“A Day of Rejoicing.” Online at www.meridianmagazine.com/ archives/index.html.

“The Depth of Discernment.” New England Prophet 1 (March 1963). Reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/ archives/index.html.

“Did B. H. Roberts Lose Faith in the Book of Mormon?” (with John W. Welch). FARMS Preliminary Report. Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1985.

“Distinctions in the Mormon Approach to Death and Dying.” In Deity and Death, edited by Spencer J. Palmer, 61–76. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1978.

“The Dynamics of Testimony: A Youth Conference Brochure.” N.p., 1967.

“Eleven Golden Questions for Brassy Objections.” Online at www .meridianmagazine.com/archives/index.html.

“Elijah and the Turning of Hearts.” In Radiant Life, 105–15.

“Emma Hale Smith.” In Joseph Smith Sr. Family Reunion, Oral Presentations, 18–19 August 1972, 23–31. Provo, Utah: Buddy Youngreen, 1972.

“Ether 12:27 suggests that God gives men weaknesses. How and why would he do this?” I Have a Question. Ensign (February 1985): 49–50.

“Every Member Can Do It.” New Era (June 1973): 45–47. Adaptation of the audiotape Every Member a Bird Dogger.

“Evil and Suffering.” Instructor 99 (November 1964): 450–53. Included in Eternal Man, 53–61; also reprinted as a separate essay.

“Existentialism as a Philosophy.” BYU Daily Universe, 20–23 April 1964. A series on literature and art, non-being, language, freedom, and religious experience.

“Facets of Prayer.” Improvement Era 69 (February 1966): 157–59. Reprinted as Lesson 10, “Spirituality and Prayer,” in the MIA Laurel Manual, 1969, 135–37; also in the Sunday School manual under “Finding God through Prayer”; also Revontulet (August 1966). Republished as “Christ and Prayer.” In Christ and the Inner Life, 15–19.

“Forgiveness.” In Radiant Life, 45–53.

“Forgiveness—Inseparably Linked to Happiness.” Online at www .meridianmagazine.com/archives/index.html.

“Freedom and Fulfillment.” Instructor 100 (January 1965): 32–34. Included in Eternal Man, 63–70; also in Revontulet (March 1967).

“Freedom to Become.” In The Highest in Us, 13–21.

“A Fruitful Tree: A Century of Love, Truth, and Service.” In Brigham Young University: The First One Hundred Years, edited by Ernest L. Wilkinson, Leonard J. Arrington, and Bruce C. Hafen, 4:335–87. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1976.

“The Glory of Hebrew.” Improvement Era 73 (July 1970): 68–69.

“The Gospel and the Sabbath.” In Radiant Life, 69–83.

“Greater Spiritual Insights.” In Lectures in Theology. Salt Lake Institute of Religion devotional address delivered 18 February 1972.

“The Hearts of the Children.” Provo, Utah: n.p., 1977. BYU twelve-stake fireside address delivered 5 June 1977. Republished in Suggested Readings in LDS Values and Human Behavior (with “On Forgiveness”), 34–40. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980.

“The Highest in Us.” In Speeches of the Year: BYU Devotional and Ten-Stake Fireside Addresses, 1974, 355–67. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1975. Fireside address delivered 3 March 1974. Included in The Highest in Us, 1–12.

“The Highs and the Lows.” New England Prophet 1 (June 1963). Reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/ index.html.

“The Holy Land and the Mormon Restoration.” In America—Holy Land Studies. Vol. 2, With Eyes toward Zion, edited by Moshe Davis, 342–45. New York: Praeger, 1986. Proceedings of the Second International Scholars Colloquium on America—Holy Land Studies held 30 August–1 September 1985 in Washington, D.C.

“House of Glory.” In The Highest in Us, 93–107. BYU ten-stake fireside address delivered 5 March 1972. Also in Radiant Life, 117–28.

“House of Glory, House of Light, House of Love” (with Ann N. Madsen). In May Christ Lift Thee Up: Talks from the 1998 Women’s Conference Sponsored by Brigham Young University and the Relief Society, 314–39. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999. Reprinted in The Best of Women’s Conference: Selected Talks from 25 Years of BYU Women’s Conferences, 339–64. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 2000.

“How Can I Become Closer to the Lord?” Online at www.meridian magazine.com/archives/index.html.

“The How of Humility.” New England Prophet 1 (May 1963). Reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/ index.html.

“How to Be Loved and Beloved.” Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1965. Pamphlet. Republished in Four Essays on Love, 27–39.

“How to Overcome Fear.” New England Prophet 1 (April 1963). Reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/ index.html.

“How We Know What We Know.” Online at www.meridian magazine.com/archives/index.html.

“Hugh B. Brown—Youthful Veteran.” New Era (April 1976): 14–19.

“Human Anguish and Divine Love.” In Four Essays on Love, 55–71. Republished in Radiant Life, 55–68; also published in A Believing People, edited by Richard H. Cracroft and Neal A. Lambert, 235–42. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1974.

“Hvem er Jesus Kristus? Vil han komme igjen” [Norwegian]. In Kristus—hven er han? Jesus Kristus tibake til Jorden, edited by Per Sjeggestad, 194–98. Oslo: Sorlands Public, n.d.

“I Am the Life.” In The Highest in Us, 23–31. An adaptation of “Sooner or Later-day Saints,” a BYU Education Week devotional address delivered 21 August 1973.

“Identity or Nothing.” Instructor 99 (March 1964): 96–99. Included in Eternal Man, 23–32.

“In a Place Called Gethsemane.” In Radiant Life, 11–17. An adaptation of “The Olive Press.”

“Insights: In the Present Tense.” Ensign (April 1975): 60. From an interview with the Los Angeles Times, 28 July 1974.

“The Intimate Touch of Prayer.” In The Highest in Us, 77–91; and Radiant Life, 31–44.

“I, the Lord, Am Bound When Ye Do What I Say.” New England Prophet 2 (November 1964); and Revontulet (June 1966).

“Joseph Smith among the Prophets.” Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1965. Pamphlet originally published in the New England Mission. Also translated into German.

“Joseph Smith and the Depth of Discipleship.” In CES Ninth Annual Religious Education Symposium, 43–47.

“Joseph Smith and the Problems of Ethics.” In Seminar on the Prophet Joseph Smith, 17 February 1962, 72–89. Provo, Utah: BYU Extension Publications, 1962. Also published in Perspectives in Mormon Ethics: Personal, Social, Legal and Medical, edited by Donald G. Hill, 29–48. Salt Lake City: Publishers Press, 1983.

“Joseph Smith and the Sources of Love.” Twenty-Third Annual Joseph Smith Memorial Sermon delivered 5 December 1965 at the Logan Institute of Religion at Utah State University. Condensed in Dialogue 1/1 (1966): 122–34; included in Four Essays on Love, 9–25.

“Joseph Smith and the Ways of Knowing.” In Seminar on the Prophet Joseph Smith, 18 February 1961, 25–63. Provo, Utah: BYU Extension Publications, 1961.

“Joseph Smith as Charismatic.” Forthcoming. Presentation delivered at the Center for Advanced Studies in Religious Sciences, Piacenza, Italy, September 2001.

“Joseph Smith’s Reputation—Among Theologians.” Ensign (September 1979): 61–63.

“The Joy of Giving.” In Addresses from the Eleventh Annual Development Conference, June 26–28, 1974, Ricks College. Provo, Utah: Developmental Office, 1974.

“The Joy of Learning.” In ASBYU Academics Presents: Outstanding Lectures 1978–79, 89–99.

“‘The Joy of the Lord Is Your Strength’ (Nehemiah 8:10).” In Brigham Young University 2000–2001 Speeches, 139–45. Provo, Utah: BYU Publications and Graphics, 2001. Address delivered 21 November 2000.

“The Kingship of Self-Control.” New England Prophet 2 (July 1964).

“The Kirtland Temple and Temple Worship.” In Joseph Smith Sr. Family Reunion, Kirtland, Illinois, August 2, 3, 4, and 5, 1979, 7–12. Provo, Utah: Buddy Youngreen, 1979.

“The Language of Love at Home.” In Four Essays on Love, 41–52.

“The Latter-day Saint Understanding of Human Nature.” In The Search for Human Nature.

“The Leading Question.” New England Advocate 3 (February 1965).

“Learning to Walk in a Sunlit Land: How to Gain a Radiant Testimony, Part 1.” Online at www.meridianmagazine.com/ archives/index.html.

“Learning to Walk in a Sunlit Land: How to Gain a Radiant Testimony, Part 2—Obtaining Study Thirst.” Online at www .meridianmagazine.com/archives/index.html.

“Learning to Walk in a Sunlit Land: How to Gain a Radiant Testimony, Part 3—’Turning Your Whole Life in a Prayer-Reach.'” Online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/index.html.

“A Life Lived in the Spirit.” New England Prophet 1 (October 1963). About Wilford Woodruff.

“The Lord’s Way with Thoughts.” New England Advocate 3 (April 1965). Also in Revontulet (July 1966).

“Man against Darkness.” In Expressions of Faith: Testimonies of Latter-day Saint Scholars, edited by Susan Easton Black, 32–44. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1996.

“Man Illumined.” In To the Glory of God, edited by Truman G. Madsen and Charles D. Tate Jr., 121–33. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1972. Also in Radiant Life, 19–30.

“A Man’s Reach.” Salt Lake City: KSL, 1970. Album notes on Rex Campbell’s poetry album.

“The Meaning and Verification of Religious Language.” In BYU Leadership Lectures, 1–13. Provo, Utah: Extension Publications, 1961. Originally part of Evening Lecture Series on Religion delivered at the University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State College, and Brigham Young University.

“The Meaning of Christ—The Truth, the Way, the Life: An Analysis of B. H. Roberts’ Unpublished Masterwork.” BYU Studies 15/3 (1975): 259–92.

“The Memory Marvel.” New England Advocate 3 (January 1965).

“A Message from Truman G. Madsen.” BYU Today 33/6 (September 1979): 2.

“Mighty in the Scriptures.” New England Prophet 2 (August 1964).

“The Mind and the Body.” Instructor 99 (September 1964): 362–65. Included in Eternal Man as “The Spirit and the Body,” 43–51.

Moderator of panel discussion, 22 November 1975. In Pearl of Great Price Symposium, 93–101. Provo, Utah: BYU Publications, 1976.

“The Mormon Attitude toward Zionism.” In A Series of Lectures on Zionism, edited by Yaacov Goldstein. Haifa: University of Haifa, 1981. Also translated into Hebrew.

“Mormonism as Historical.” In Reflections on Mormonism, xi–xviii.

“Notes on the Succession of Brigham Young.” In Seminar on Brigham Young, 12 May 1962, 3–12. Provo, Utah: BYU Extension Publications, 1963.

“Of the Garden Tomb.” New Era (April 1971): 4–6.

“The Olive Press.” In Brigham Young University 1981–82 Fireside and Devotional Speeches, 141–44. Provo, Utah: BYU Publications, 1982. Speech delivered 9 May 1982. Condensed in the Ensign (December 1982): 56–62. Republished as “The Olive Press: A Symbol of Christ.” In The Allegory of the Olive Tree, edited by Stephen D. Ricks and John W. Welch, 1–10. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1994.

“On Breaking Three Spirit Barriers—Contention, Lightmindedness, Vain Aspiration.” New England Advocate 3 (March 1965).

“One Thing I Know.” New England Advocate 3 (August 1965).

“The One Unfailing Motivation.” New England Advocate 3 (July 1965).

“On Forgiveness.” Lecture presented at the annual LDS Social Services Seminary, 3 August 1978, Logan, Utah. Republished in Suggested Readings in LDS Values and Human Behavior (with “The Hearts of the Children”), 28–33. Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1980.

“On How We Know.” In Brigham Young University 1994–95 Devotional and Fireside Speeches, 21–26. Provo, Utah: BYU Publications and Graphics, 1995. Speech delivered 20 September 1994. Republished as “Reverberations of Truth.” In Charting a New Millennium: The Latter-day Saints in the Coming Century, edited by Maurine Proctor and Scot Proctor, 456–65. Salt Lake City: Aspen Books, 1998.

“On Knowing God as a Person.” New England Prophet 2 (October 1964).

“On Paul Tillich.” In Launching Conversations between Latter-day Saints and Non-Restoration Christians, edited by David Paulsen. Forthcoming.

“On the Consciousness of Christ.” New England Advocate 3 (May 1965).

“On the Love of Companions.” New England Prophet 1 (August 1963).

“On Works with Faith.” New England Prophet 1 (September 1963).

“Paul Tillich and Religion as Ultimate Concern.” Lecture delivered at Utah State University for Evening Lectures on Religion at the University of Utah, Utah State University, Weber State College, and Brigham Young University, 1959. Lithograph in private circulation.

“People We’d Like to Know More About: Dr. Truman G. Madsen” (interview by Rich Boyer and Jim Jardine). Improvement Era 73 (July 1970): 36–38.

“Philosophy (Chs. 1–3, 26–27, 33).” In The Truth, the Way, the Life: An Elementary Treatise on Theology, edited by John W. Welch, 595–617. 2nd ed. Provo, Utah: BYU Studies, 1996. Comments on specified chapters in B. H. Roberts’s book.

“Philosophy and Public Policy.” In Humanities and Public Policy, a handbook of selected readings, prepared by the Utah Endowment for the Humanities Public Policy Committee, 9–13. Salt Lake City, 1976.

“Photo Essay, B. H. Roberts.” This People, June/July 1982, 55–58. Taken from Defender of the Faith.

“Portrait of a Prophet.” Improvement Era 66 (December 1963): 1138–50. Reprinted in Revontulet 66 (October 1966).

“Portrait of a Team.” New England Prophet 1 (December 1963).

“Power from Abrahamic Tests.” In BYU Speeches of the Year. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1971. Speech originally given 12 October 1971. Included in The Highest in Us, 49–57; reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/index.html.

“The Power of Decision.” New England Prophet 2 (April 1964).

“The Power of Patriarchal Blessings.” Online at www.meridian magazine.com/archives/index.html.

“A Prayer and an Answer.” Improvement Era 51 (March 1948): 151.

“Prayer and the Prophet Joseph Smith.” Ensign (January 1976): 18–25.

“The Pre-eminence of Christ.” Millennial Star 122 (December 1960): 513–17. Included in Christ and the Inner Life, 1–7.

“Problems in Universalizing Mormonism: A Response (to Sterling M. McMurrin).” Sunstone, December 1979, 18–20.

“The Prophet Joseph Seen through the Eyes of Youth.” Improvement Era 66 (July 1963): 629.

“‘Putting on the Names’: A Jewish-Christian Legacy.” In By Study and Also by Faith: Essays in Honor of Hugh W. Nibley, edited by John M. Lundquist and Stephen D. Ricks, 1:458–81. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1990.

“The Real Measure.” New England Prophet 1 (January 1963). Reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/ index.html.

“Religious Experience.” In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 3:1208–10.

“The Religious vs. the Humanistic Ground of Ethical Obligation.” University of Utah Chronicle, 27–28 October 1966. Debate with Waldemar P. Read of the University of Utah.

“Revelation and Self-Revelation.” Instructor 100 (July 1965): 290–92. Included in Eternal Man, 71–77; and in Revontulet (October 1966).

“The Role of Religious Symbolism: East and West.” In Mormonism: A Faith for All Cultures, edited by F. LaMond Tullis, 207–26. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1978.

“The Sacramental Life.” In The Highest in Us, 33–47. A reworking of “Mormonism and the New-Making Morality.”

“Sacred Treasures.” New Era (August 1994): 46–50. Adapted from a BYU commencement address delivered 12 August 1993.

“The Savior, the Sacrament, and Self-Worth.” In The Arms of His Love: Talks from the 1999 Women’s Conference Sponsored by Brigham Young University and the Relief Society, 243–55. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000.

“Scriptures” (with W. D. Davies). In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 3:1277–80.

“Seeking the Spirit (I–IV).” New England Baptizer 2–3 (1962–63).

“Smith, Joseph: Teachings of Joseph Smith.” In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 3:1339–43.

“Souls Aflame: The Prayer Heritage of the Latter-day Saints.” In Brigham Young University 1983–84 Fireside and Devotional Speeches, 23–27. Provo, Utah: BYU Publications, 1984. Originally delivered 8 November 1983. Republished in the New Era (July 1984): 44–50; included in Radiant Life, 1–9.

“The Strength of Purity.” New England Prophet 2 (May 1964).

“A Study of the Text of the Inspired Revision of the Bible.” Improvement Era 73 (March 1970): 70–71.

“The Suffering Servant.” In The Redeemer: Reflections on the Life and Teachings of Jesus the Christ, 223–48. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000.

“The Temple and the Atonement.” Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1994. Paper abridged from a lecture delivered 16 October 1994 in Saratoga, California.

“The Temple and the Atonement.” In Temples of the Ancient World, edited by Donald W. Parry, 63–79. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1994.

“Theodicy” (with John Cobb Jr.). In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4:1473–74.

“Three Strands of Testimony. And the Price.” New England Advocate 3 (June 1965). Reprinted online at www.meridian magazine.com/archives/index.html.

“Three Theories of Religious Language.” BYU Studies 2/2 (1960): 227–40.

“Time for Reflection.” In ASBYU Academics Presents Last Lecture Series 1971–1972, 15–22. Speech delivered 22 November 1971.

“To My Dream Girl” (author is given as “a recently returned missionary”). Improvement Era 53 (March 1950): 188–89. Republished in Improvement Era 67 (November 1964): 1004–5; also in How Glorious Is Youth, edited by Marion D. Hanks, Doyle L. Green, and Elaine Cannon, 201–3. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1968.

“Tribute to Uncle Ashby.” Presented at the Grant family reunion, Lion House, Salt Lake City, 22 November 1960.

“Truman G. Madsen.” In Why I Believe, 215–20. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 2002.

“Twenty Questions.” In BYU Speeches of the Year. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1968. Speech delivered 20 August 1968. Republished in Christ and the Inner Life, 20–33.

“The Vitality of a Veteran.” New England Prophet 2 (February 1964).

“What Did Tolstoi See in Mormonism?” New Era (March 1971): 46–49.

“Whence Cometh Man?” Instructor 98 (June 1963): 204–6, 208. Incorporated as the lead essay in Eternal Man, 13–22.

“Who Are We?” New England Prophet 1 (February 1963). Reprinted online at www.meridianmagazine.com/archives/index.html.

“William James: Philosopher-Educator.” BYU Studies 4/1 (1961): 81–105.

“Ye Are My Witnesses.” In Christ and the Inner Life, 43–54.

“Yearning Prayer.” Improvement Era 67 (June 1964): 42–43. Republished in Revontulet (August 1966); and as “Christ and Prayer” in Christ and the Inner Life, 15–19.

“Ye Have Desired.” New England Prophet 2 (December 1964).

“Zionism.” In Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 4:1626.

Afterword, Forewords, Introductions, and Preface
Afterword to Overcoming Chronic Pain, by Benjamin Crue. Forthcoming.

Foreword (with Leonard J. Arrington and John W. Welch) to An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon, by John L. Sorenson, ix–xii. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1985.

Foreword to Grafting In: A History of the Latter-day Saints in the Holy Land, by Steven W. Baldridge and Marilyn M. Rona, i–iv. Jerusalem: Jerusalem Branch, Israel District, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1989.

Foreword to Nibley on the Timely and the Timeless: Classic Essays of Hugh Nibley, by Hugh W. Nibley, ix–xvii. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1978.

Foreword to Wisdograms by Uncle J., by J. Winter Smith. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1973.

Foreword to The Words of Joseph Smith, edited by Andrew F. Ehat and Lyndon W. Cook, xi–xiv. Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1980. Republished, Orem, Utah: Grandin Book, 1991.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 9/3 (1969): 235–40. On the first vision.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 10/3 (1970): 252–54. On Book of Mormon publication.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 11/4 (1971): 319–21. On the Ohio era.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 12/4 (1972): 343–45. On the Ohio era.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 13/4 (1973): 459–61. On the Missouri era.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 14/4 (1974): 403–5. On the Missouri era.

“Guest Editor’s Prologue.” BYU Studies 15/4 (1975): 387–90. On the Nauvoo era.

Introduction to Each Day a Bonus: Twenty-Five Courageous Years in a Wheelchair, by Louise Lake, xii–xiii. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1972.

Introduction to A Noble Son, Spencer W. Kimball: A Curious Combination of Cousins, 5–8. Salt Lake City: Institute of Family Research, 1979.

Preface to Commitment to Care: An Integrated Philosophy of Science, Education and Religion, by Dean Turner, xiii–xv. Old Greenwich, Conn.: Devin-Adair, 1978.

Book Reviews
Review of The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation, by Harold Bloom. BYU Studies 35/1 (1995): 180–89.

Review of A Christian Natural Theology, by John B. Cobb Jr. BYU Studies 6/3–4 (1965): 186–88.

Review of The Expanding Church, by Spencer J. Palmer. BYU Studies 19/2 (1979): 251–53.

Review of Irrational Man, by William Barrett. BYU Daily Universe, 8–9 March 1964.

Review of The Philosophical Foundations of Mormon Theology, by Sterling M. McMurrin. BYU Studies 1/2–2/1 (1959–60): 101–5.

Review of The Theological Foundations of the Mormon Religion, by Sterling M. McMurrin. BYU Studies 9/1 (1968): 103–9.

Audio Recordings
Are Christians Mormon? Provo, Utah: Modern Media, 1978. BYU summer forum address delivered 4 June 1974.

The Awesome Power of Married Love. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1991.

B. H. Roberts’ Last Book. Provo, Utah: Sun Sound Books, 1978.

The B. H. Roberts Story: Triumph over Adversity. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1992.

Blessings of a Righteous Woman. Rexburg, Idaho: Ricks College Recording Services, 1977. Ricks College devotional address delivered 1 February 1977.

The Commanding Image of Christ. Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1965. BYU devotional address delivered 16 November 1965.

Cultivate Spiritual Gifts and Fruits of the Spirit and of Pure Intelligence. Rexburg, Idaho: Ricks College Recording Services, 1981. Ricks College devotional address delivered 17 November 1981.

Elijah and the Turning of Hearts. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1990.

Eternal Man. Provo, Utah: BYU Media Services, 1974. Church College of Hawaii devotional address delivered 8 February 1974.

Every Member a Bird Dogger. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1984. Education Week lecture, San Jose, California.

The First Vision and Its Aftermath. Provo, Utah: Gazelam Foundation, n.d.

Four Saints for Today. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1994.

The Gospel and the Sabbath. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1992.

The Highest in Us. Provo, Utah: Modern Media, 1974. BYU multistake fireside address delivered 3 March 1974.

House of Glory. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1972. BYU multistake fireside address delivered 5 March 1972.

House of Glory, House of Light, House of Love (with Ann N. Madsen). Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1998. BYU Women’s Conference address delivered 26 April 1998.

A House unto the Lord. Provo, Utah: BYU Sound Services, n.d.

In a Place Called Gethsemane (elsewhere titled “The Olive Press”). Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1982. BYU multistake fireside address delivered 9 May 1982.

The Intimate Touch of Prayer. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1984.

The Intimate Touch of Prayer. Laie, Hawaii: BYU—Hawaii Campus Learning Resources Center Media Services, 1974. Know Your Religion lecture. Set of two tapes.

Jesus of Nazareth. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1990–94. Four sets of four tapes each.

Joseph Smith and Ethics. Provo, Utah: BYU Sound Services, n.d.

Joseph Smith and the Sources of Spirituality. Lecture delivered 1 December 1994 at the BYU—Hawaii Campus.

Joseph Smith Lectures. BYU Education Week lectures, n.d. Set of four tapes. Later published as Joseph Smith the Prophet.

Joseph Smith’s Vision of the Future Church. Lecture delivered 2 December 1994 at the BYU—Hawaii campus.

Joseph Smith: The Man and the Prophet. Lecture delivered 2 December 1994 at the BYU—Hawaii campus.

Joseph Smith the Prophet. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1978. Eight lectures on four tapes.

Joseph’s Personality and Character. Provo, Utah: Modern Media Publishers, 1978.

“The Joy of the Lord Is Your Strength” (Nehemiah 8:10). Provo, Utah: BYU Media Services, 2000. BYU devotional address delivered 21 November 2000.

Kirtland Temple. Provo, Utah: Modern Media Publishers, 1978.

The Life and Teachings of the Prophet Joseph. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1998. Eight lectures on four tapes.

Marriage and Family: Gospel Insights (with Stephen R. Covey). Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1984. Set of four tapes.

Mormonism and Nature of Love. Laie, Hawaii: BYU—Hawaii Campus Learning Resources Center Media Services, 1973. Know Your Religion lecture.

Mormonism and the New-Making Morality. Provo, Utah: BYU Electronic Media, 1971. Delivered 24 February 1971 as part of BYU Talmage Lecture Series.

Our Relationship with God. Delivered 22 January 1976 as part of Ricks College Last Lecture Series.

Patriarchal Blessings. Rexburg, Idaho: Ricks College Recording Service, 2000. Online at www.byui.edu/Presentations/ Transcripts/Devotionals/2000_02_09_Madsen.htm. Ricks College devotional address delivered 29 February 2000.

The Philosopher and the Quarterback (with Steve Young). Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 2000. BYU Women’s Conference address delivered 27 April 2000. Originally titled Let Us Run with Patience the Race That Is Set before Us.

Power from Abrahamic Tests. Provo, Utah: BYU Electronic Media, 1971. BYU devotional address delivered 12 October 1971.

The Presidents of the Church. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1999. Set of fteen tapes.

The Problem of Evil. Provo, Utah: BYU Electronic Media, 1966. Delivered 1 October 1966 as part of BYU Religious Lecture Series.

The Revelation of Light. Provo, Utah: BYU Electronic Media, 1971. Delivered 22 November 1971 as part of BYU Last Lecture Series. Adaptation of “Man Illumined”; also known as “Time for Reflection.”

Sacred Treasures. BYU commencement address delivered 22 August 1993.

Sacrifice—the Key to Power. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1984. Formerly titled Power from Abrahamic Tests.

The Savior, the Sacrament, and Self-Worth. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999. BYU Women’s Conference address delivered 29 April 1999.

Sooner or Later-day Saints. Provo, Utah: BYU Electronic Media, 1973. BYU Education Week devotional address delivered 21 August 1973.

Souls Aflame. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1990. BYU multistake fireside address delivered 8 November 1983.

The Temple and the Atonement (read by Lloyd Newell). Provo, Utah: FARMS, 2001.

Timeless Questions: Gospel Insights. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft Recordings, 1998. Eight lectures on four tapes.

Twenty Questions. Provo, Utah: BYU Electronic Media, 1968. BYU summer devotional address delivered 20 August 1968.

Videotapes/DVDs
Between Heaven and Earth (with Ann Madsen and others). Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2002. Interviews with Jewish and Christian scholars, including Truman and Ann Madsen, on ancient and modern temples.

The Eternal Christ:  Truman G. Madsen in the Holy Land. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2009.

Faith of an Observer: Conversations with Hugh Nibley. Provo, Utah: BYU and FARMS, [1985]. Interview with Hugh Nibley.

Lands of the Book of Mormon (with John L. Sorenson, Stephen D. Ricks, and Susan Roylance). Provo, Utah: FARMS, [1983].

LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls (with others). Provo, Utah: KBYU, 1999.

On Sacred Ground: In the Footsteps of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Amalphi, 2006.

On Sacred Ground: Reflections on Joseph Smith. Salt Lake City: Excel Entertainment, 2010.

Sacred Stone: Temple on the Mississippi. Provo, Utah: KBYU, 2002. Documentary on the Nauvoo Temple, narrated by Hal Holbrook. Truman G. Madsen is in several interview clips.

Ultimate Questions. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014.

Poetry
“Out of Zion the Perfection of Beauty.” In Simple Gifts: Photographs and Reflections from the Landscape, edited by Edwin J. Firmage and Edwin B. Firmage. Salt Lake City: Firmageditions, 2002. Free-verse poem.

Unpublished Manuscripts
“Analogy as Argument.” Marketplace lecture delivered 13 March 1974; distributed on BYU campus.

“The Bible and the Book of Mormon: A Panel Discussion” (with three Protestants ministers). Transcript of program on CHJS-TV, St. Johns, New Brunswick, Canada, 9 December 1962.

BYU Travel Study Church History Tour Lectures, 2–7 August 1961.

BYU Travel Study Church History Tour Lectures (with Lynn A McKinlay and Howard H. Barron), 2–7 August 1962.

“The Costs of Integrity.” Lecture delivered 16 February 1978; sponsored by BYU Academics Office.

“Creativity and Intuition.” Address delivered to the Phi Kappa Beta ceremonies, BYU, 19 February 1985. Private circulation.

“The Essence of Mormonism.” Address delivered at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 12 February 1963.

Fireside address delivered 23 May 1998 at the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.

“God: Personal or Impersonal?” Based on a sermon delivered 24 November 1963 at the Lorimor Chapel, Colby College, Watertown, Maine.

“How Can We Know?” Essay prepared for investigators in the New England Mission, 1962–65. Private circulation.

“The Lost Dimension of Psychology: William James Revisited.” Address delivered 4 September 1976 to the American Psychological Association 84th convention, Washington, D.C., in the symposium “Overcoming Psychology’s Estrangement from Religious Phenomenon.” Private circulation.

“Paul Tillich and Religion as Ultimate Concern.” Delivered at Evening Lectures on Religion, Fifth Annual Series. 1958–59.

“The Phenomenology of Live Theatre.” In the report of the Wingspread Conference to American Theater Association Board of Directors of the ATA Planning and Development Committee, 1976.

Remarks at the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies (with Jeffrey R. Holland), in connection with a tour by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 28 December 1992.

“Some Fruits of Mormonism” (with Spencer J. Palmer). Prepared by BYU Religious Study Center, 1981. Private circulation.

“A Unique Mormon Aesthetics.” Keynote address delivered 7 March 1972 at the Fourth Annual Mormon Festival of Arts.

“Why Modern Jews Reject Traditional Christian Views of Christ.” FARMS banquet address delivered 5 November 1999.

“Why Philosophy?” Marketplace lecture delivered 18 October 1972; distributed on BYU campus.

 

*Updated 1/14/2016