By Robert A Hohner
A profile of the determine of Bishop James Cannon, who appeared as cozy on this planet of industrial and public affairs as within the church, yet used to be frequently condemned for his materialistic values. He represented rural the US, and symbolized the fight opposed to an more and more pluralistic society.
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I helped to carry in the baskets of provisions and clothing furnished by the church to feed and clothe hungry and ragged children. " 13 Such incidents often frightened him, especially when a drunken husband became belligerent or threatening. Often his mother immediately drove to the saloon that the man patronized, pleading that the bartender stop serving him. The saloonkeepers had little patience for such meddling, and they sometimes became angry and abusive, which filled Cannon with resentment.
Al Smith 215 Chapter 14. The Stock Market 236 Chapter 15. Adultery 257 Chapter 16. The Lonely Warrior 277 Notes 299 Sources Cited 378 Index 401 Page ix Illustrations Following page 144 Cannon As a Student at Randolph-Macon Cannon with Faculty and Student Body at Blackstone Cannon and the Blackstone Faculty Cannon, Circa 1900 Cannon with Prominent Virginia Methodists The Cannon Family Cannon with Virginia Methodist Leaders G. Walter Mapp Following Page 214 Bishop Warren A. " Cartoon: "People Who Live in Glass Houses" Cannon and His Second Wife Cannon During the Senate Lobby Committee Hearings Cannon in 1937 Page xi Preface James Cannon, Jr.
To a youth from the Eastern Shore, familiar only with the coastal plain, the brisk air and spectacular scenery of the North Carolina mountains were a tonic. 36 While convalescing, Cannon decided to attend seminary. Formal theological training was rare in Southern Methodism, which had long viewed an educated clergy with deep suspicion. Cannon's additional year at Randolph-Macon, however, had aroused his desire for further study, Page 13 and his relative affluence made possible seminary training, a luxury denied to most of his southern peers.
Prohibition and politics: the life of Bishop James Cannon, Jr by Robert A Hohner