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Krauthammer: ‘I don’t believe in God, but I fear him greatly’ [VIDEO]

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      Jamie Weinstein

      Jamie Weinstein is Senior Editor of The Daily Caller. His work has appeared in The Weekly Standard, the New York Daily News and The Washington Examiner, among many other publications. He also worked as the Collegiate Network Journalism Fellow at Roll Call Newspaper and is the winner of the 2011 "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest. A regular on Fox News and other cable news outlets, Weinstein received a master’s degree in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in history and government from Cornell University in 2006. He is the author of the political satire, "The Lizard King: The Shocking Inside Account of Obama's True Intergalactic Ambitions by an Anonymous White House Staffer."

In the final segment of The Daily Caller’s extensive interview with Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist opens up about his faith — or lack thereof.

“There was once a philosopher who said, ‘I don’t believe in God, but I fear him greatly.’ That’s about where I am,” the author of “Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics” said. ”I’ve had a fairly difficult and complicated notion of the deity. If I tried to explain it I would simply say — and this is by no means associating myself with the greatness of the man — but I would associate myself with Einstein’s conception of God, which was a recognition and an awe before the mystery of the order and beauty of the universe, which would imply that there is something very mysterious and very awesome — awe-inspiring — about the universe.”

Check out the previous segments of TheDC’s interview with Krauthammer below:

An exclusive tour of Krauthammer’s office 

Krauthammer dishes on what he thinks of Jon Stewart

The one question Charles Krauthammer won’t answer 

Krauthammer talks his book, his hobbies and how he learned hypnosis

Krauthammer: Obama ‘tossed away’ George W. Bush’s Iraq War victory

An exclusive tour of Krauthammer’s office 

Krauthammer on Jimmy Carter: ‘The worst ex-president ever’

Krauthammer: Matt Drudge is ‘the greatest headline writer in the history of mankind’

Krauthammer reveals what he thinks of Rush Limbaugh

Krauthammer on the war on terror 

Krauthammer: Benjamin Netanyahu ‘is the right man’ for Israel’s crisis with Iran

Krauthammer: Sanctions ‘need to be strengthened’ on Iran for nuclear negotiations to work

Krauthammer: GOP civil war is a liberal media myth

Krauthammer loves Ted Cruz’s passion 

Krauthammer discusses his relationship with Bill Buckley

Krauthammer on Chris Matthews: ‘I disagree with just about everything he thinks’

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