Religion Prof: The Blog of James F. McGrath
The Blog of Dr. James F. McGrath, Clarence L. Goodwin Chair in New Testament Language and Literature at Butler University, Indianapolis
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Was Jobs a Christian?
I don’t think so. Neither was Moses…
According to Wikipedia:
“In 1974, Jobs took a job as a technician at Atari, Inc., a manufacturer of video games, with the primary intent of saving money for a spiritual retreat to India. Jobs then traveled to India to visit Neem Karoli Baba at his Kainchi Ashram with a Reed College friend (and, later, the first Apple employee), Daniel Kottke, in search of spiritual enlightenment. He came back a Buddhist with his head shaved and wearing traditional Indian clothing.”
“Jobs married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991. Presiding over the wedding was the Zen Buddhist monk Kobun Chino Otogawa.”
Thanks, Howard! I had the impression that he was Buddhist but wasn’t sure.
Then I think God would be introducing Jobs to Moses rather than the other way around, since it’s Jobs who needs/needed the important upgrade . . .
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