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Jim Bowman

Jim Bowman

Jim Bowman was religion editor for the Chicago Daily News from 1968 to its closing in 1978, covering all faiths and denominations. This was after his 18 years in the Jesuits which are the subject of Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968. Since the News closed, he has worked indpendently, writing a dozen books in all about religion and business history, including Bending the Rules: What American Priests Tell American Catholics (1994) and Good Medicine: The First 150 Years of Rush-Presbyterian- St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 1987. He blogs at and elsewhere, including He and his wife Winnie live in Oak Park IL, where they raised their six children.

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