Great literature of all cultures deals with one or more of the following questions:

Adversity, Conflict, and Change 

Decisions, Actions, and Consequences

Nature of the universe—the cosmos

God’s relationship to humans

Nature of God

Nature of human beings

Relationship of one human to another?

Relationships and Community

Utopia and Dystopia

Chaos and Order

Constructing Identities


Freedom and Responsibility

Good and Evil in the World

Heroes and Sheroes

The Human Condition / Spirit

Illusion vs. Reality

Language and Literature

Love and Sacrifice

Nature in the Balance

Our View of the World and Ourselves

Past, Present, and Future

The Pursuit of Happiness

Shades of Truth