A Magnificent Obsession: The Autobiography of William Ragsdale Cannon
"Preacher, teacher, scholar, seminary administrator, United Methodist episcopal leader, ecumenist." "From his upbringing in a town in north Georgia through his outstanding academic efforts at the University of Georgia and Yale and his life at Emory University - which bracketed his years as a United Methodist bishop - William Ragsdale Cannon's long and distinguished career in the service of the church he loved was fueled by his magnificent obsession: to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Upbringing in a Georgia Town
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