2008 Guest: Jim Autry
Program: Rethinking Miracle Stories
lecturer, and management consultant James A. Autry was born, in
Memphis, Tennessee, but he grew up in Benton County, Mississippi, and in
1955 received a B.A. degree in journalism from the University of
Mississippi. He was later named a Distinguished Alumnus and elected to
the Alumni Hall of Fame, and is former president of the Meredith
Corporation's Magazine Group, publisher of such magazines as Better
Homes and Gardens, Ladies' Home Journal, and Successful Farming.
Autry is the author of ten published books, the most recent (2007) of
which is Looking Around for God.
In this highly personal book he considers his unique life of faith and
belief in a God often clouded by church convention.