Good Without God: Einstein’s “God Letter” Goes on the Auction Block


Albert Einstein didn’t believe in God.  At least, he didn’t believe in the trinitarian God revealed in the Scriptures.  And he didn’t regard the Jewish people as God’s “chosen people.”On January 3, 1954, a year before his death, Einstein tried to explain his belief system in a letter to Jewish philosopher Eric B. Gutkind.  Einstein was responding to Gutkind’s book, Choose Life:  The Biblical Call to Revolt.  Writing candidly about his denial of the Jews’ chosen status, Einstein said: "For me … [Read more...]