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Did Einstein comment on feeling the presence of Jesus while reading the Gospels?

There is certainly a quote within a purported interview with Einstein in which the phrase appears and is attributed to Einstein (see Morgoth's answer). As such, the claim can be considered one that ...
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Did Einstein comment on feeling the presence of Jesus while reading the Gospels?

Yes, he did. In 1929, George Sylvester Viereck interview Albert Einstein for The Saturday Evening Post: Transcribed as follows: Unquestionably. No one can read the Gospels without feeling the ...
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Was Jesus a refugee?

Yes, Jesus is a perfect example of a refugee. The Webster's 1828 dictionary defines refugee as: One who flies to a shelter or place of safety. One who, in times of persecution or political commotion,...
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Did the head of the Joint National Committee on language claim Jesus spoke English?

Bill Bryson did not make this claim. In Chapter 12 of his book he writes: As one congressman quite seriously told Dr. David Edwards, head of the Joint National Committee on Languages, "If English ...
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Did Jesus live?

Almost all reputable historians believe that Jesus did exist. Why they believe this I will explain below. To be absolutely clear, when we say Jesus did live, we are not saying that everything or ...
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Did the head of the Joint National Committee on language claim Jesus spoke English?

Yes, Dr. David Edwards was the Executive Director of the Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL/NCLIS) for 31 years. His Ph.D. is ...
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Did Einstein comment on feeling the presence of Jesus while reading the Gospels?

Summary: Yes, he most likely did say it in a 1929 newspaper interview (see Morgoth's answer). The interview happened, it isn't unlikely that he said this about Jesus, the background of the reporter ...
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Did Pope Leo X say that Christianity is a fable?

Referring to Roger Pearse, this quote was sourced from a satirical work of John Bale which was written with a "historical" format entitled 'The Pageant of Popes'. The earliest known source of this ...
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Did Jesus use cannabis?

The Bible records the Israelites as using kaneh-bosm as anointing oil, specifically in the Old Testament. The exact composition of the oil is unclear as kaneh-bosm is an Aramaic word, although most ...
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