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Jim Bowman

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bowman grew up in Oak Park.

Biography: Jim Bowman was a Chicago Tribune history columnist and Chicago Daily News reporter.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Jim Bowman on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Bending the rules :
ISBN: 0824513606 OCLC: 29844613

Crossroad, New York : ©1994.

Fascinating accounts of U.S. Catholic priests who are softening the hardline message from Rome, applying church rules creatively "for the sake of the people." This candid book reveals how American priests tailor their advice and pastoral care to 53 million Catholics. Told in priests' own words, it shows how Catholic pastoral practice departs from Vatican severity on issues such as birth control, divorce and re-marriage, women's rights, abortion, liturgy, spirit versus law, and much more. What American priests tell their parishioners is supported here by comments from U.S. and European theologians. Many of the latter are known to be at odds with the Vatican, but their arguments have not yet been told in detail to the public. Now for the first time, their views are explained in tandem with the views of the parish pastor.

Booz Allen Hamilton :
ISBN: 0944641644 OCLC: 60222191

Greenwich Pub. Group, Inc., Old Saybrook, Conn. : ©2004.

  Company man :
ISBN: 1105782883 OCLC: 929823410

Lulu Com, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

Good guys finish first :
ISBN: 1413458017 OCLC: 56720581

Xlibris, [Philadelphia?] : ©2004.

  Good medicine :
ISBN: 1556520166 OCLC: 15549118

Chicago Review Press, Chicago : ©1987.

  More than a coffee company :
ISBN: 0914091999 OCLC: 13700944

Chicago Review Press, Chicago : ©1986.