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Clergyman

Frederick Franklin Shannon, American clergyman.

Background

Shannon, Frederick Franklin was born on February 11, 1877 in Morris County, Kansas, United States. Son of James W. and Kate P. (Sullivan) Shannon.

Education

Educated Webb School, Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Harvard, 1898-1899; Little D., Syracuse University, 1924. Doctor of Laws, Lincoln Memorial U., 1929.

Career

Ordained Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1899. Pastor Logan, West Virginia, 1899-1900, Grace Church, Brooklyn, 1904-1912.

Reformed Church on Heights, Brooklyn, 1912-1919, Central Church, Chicago, 1920-1939. Author: The Soul’s Atlas and Other Sermons, 1911. The New Personality, 1915.

The Enchanted Universe, 1916. The Breath in the Winds, 1918. God’s Faith in Man, 1919.

The Economic Eden; The Land of Beginning Again. The Infinite Artist; The Country Faith. A Moneyless Magnate; The New Greatness.

The Unfathomable Christ. Doors of God; The Universe Within. Christ Eternal; The Supreme Court of the Soul.

Why God Made Flowers. The Christian God; The Poet Eternal, 1945. Lecturer, colleges, universities and clubs.

Home: 6933 Oglesby Avenue, Chicago*‡.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Soul’s Atlas and Other Sermons, 1911. The New Personality, 1915. The Enchanted Universe, 1916.The Breath in the Winds, 1918. God’s Faith in Man, 1919. The Economic Eden

Connections

Married Effie Grace Myers, May 3, 1903.

father:
James W. Shannon

mother:
Kate P. (Sullivan) Shannon

spouse:
Effie Grace Myers