John Newton lives in Rochester, NY, with his wife Sharon. He was employed more than thirty-eight years at Eastman Kodak Research Labs, where his career centered in silver halide crystal technology. He has a strong interest in the essence of God and the scope of Existence, including the universe with its vast collection of galaxies, stars, and planets. John pursued a lifelong desire to write about the meaning of life, specifically man's innate nature and purpose in life, and the value of the human experience on Earth. He is the author of A Pen Named Man: Our Purpose, A Pen Named Man: Our Essence, and A Pen Named Man: Our Destiny.