You start out saying "'You're a Christian, aren't you, son?'
'Yes sir,' the student says." And the student turns out to be Einstein.
Einstein was Jewish. He was a disillusioned Jew long before college. But I don't think he would have ever identified himself as Christian.
My favorite Einstein quote on religion is as follows.
"The human mind is not capable of grasping the Universe. We are like a little child entering a huge library. The walls are covered to the ceilings with books in many different tongues. The child knows that someone must have written these books. It does not know who or how. It does not understand the languages in which they are written. But the child notes a definite plan in the arrangement of the books—-a mysterious order which it does not comprehend, but only dimly suspects."
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