Thomas Pynchon is famous for his influential novels Gravity's Rainbow and The Crying of Lot 49.
Thomas Pynchon was a Catholic. During much of his adulthood he was an agnostic.
From: "That Which Has Seemingly Influenced Thomas Pynchon" page, on "Thomas Pynchon" website, hosted on San Narciso Community College website, written 1995-97 (http://www.pynchon.pomona.edu/bio/influences.html; viewed 16 November 2005):
Pynchon was raised Catholic: According to Siegel, "He went to Mass and confessed, though to what would be a mystery."
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