Originally printed in five different volumes, Seventies Course in Theology was written by Brigham H. Roberts, of whom it is said was perhaps one of the finest theologians and greatest intellectuals of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Truman G. Madsen made the following statement regarding the Seventies Course in Theology:
“These volumes represent the constant intrepid upreach of Roberts toward making the standard, the maturity, and the effectiveness of the quorums of seventy equal to their scriptural role. His heavy writing is symbolic of a crusade in his life. It was stepped up as he increased in sensitivity. He could never shirk his calling over a period of nearly forty-three years (from the time he was called as president of the Seventy until his death in 1933). These challenging lessons ranged from an outline history of the seventy and an overview of the scriptures to a history of the major priesthood dispensations and the Mormon doctrine of deity, the atonement of Jesus Christ, and divine immanence and the Holy Ghost. They blend Roberts’