Joseph Smith Prophet of the Restoration Author:Leon R. Hartshorn 1970 edition (Out-of-Print) — "What manner of man was Joseph Smith?" This is the question explored in 'Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration.' What kind of family man was the Prophet? How did he view himself and his mission? What did his contemporaries say about him? — This is not a mere history book, full of cold impersonal dates and events. ... more »It is a glimpse into the heart and mind of the Prophet, based upon his writings, the writings of those who knew him best, and the testimony and insight of the author, Leon R. Hartshorn.
Dr. Hartshorn evaluates the impact Joseph Smith had on the world. He shows how God worked with and shaped the man of whom it would be said: "he has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that lived in it." 'Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration' is a testimony that should help to build and strengthen other testimonies.« less