One could make an arguable case that God and the supernatural are two of the most popular elementsof all time in literature. From religious texts like the Koran to Elizabethan dramas like William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, God and the supernatural appear in numerous and diverse works of literature.
The ultimate question, of course, answerable not in the usual way we decide things, but by that peculiar method called faith.
Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion (Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968), and more recently on politics (Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters, -- Lulu.com, Kindle). Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, he lives now on Chicago's North Side, where four of his and Winnie's six children live close by.
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