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Prominent speaker and writer Truman G. Madsen here illuminates an exciting and crucial subject: love and marriage. Drawing on valuable, little-known insights from early Church leaders, the speaker demonstrates that the gospel's timeless principles offer solutions to present-day problems encountered in the marriage relationship. Full of valuable insights and illustrations — and a generous portion of humor — this tape explores the heights and depths of what can be characterized as "the awesome power of married love."
About the Author
Truman G. Madsen received graduate degrees in philosophy and the philosophy of religion from the University of Utah and Harvard. He served as the director of the Judeo-Christian Studies Center at BYU and as director of the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. He is widely recognized as an expert on the life and teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Brother Madsen, who passed away in the summer of 2009, was a prolific author who is also known for his memorable audio and video presentations on a variety of gospel subjects.
Fun way to learn of marriage and gospel doctrine
by Customer - reviewed on September 03, 2009
Thank you for the inspiration to record this fireside talk and have it available for all. He is interesting, funny, clever, with thorough details easy to understand and apply in your own life. Even if you are not married, the knowledge of gospel doctrine is invaluable. Get to know Elder Madsen, it is as if you were there in person.
A Lifeline for the Floundering Marriage
by Customer - reviewed on May 26, 2006
In a world where we can become so disillusioned about marriage, this talk gives you hope and courage. Brother Madsen uses clever humor and touching stories to soften your perhaps angry, frustrated heart. It will keep you laughing and sighing throughout no matter how many times you listen. It reminds you through doctrine how precious your spouse is.
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