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St. Steve of Jobs?

In the book “Steve Jobs,” which will be published Monday by Simon & Schuster, the author unveils new details about the life of the tech titan. (Associated Press)
In the book “Steve Jobs,” which will be published Monday by Simon & Schuster, the author unveils new details about the life of the tech titan. (Associated Press)

CNN asked four experts whether the culture is turning Steve Jobs into a saint right now, despite the fact he was a Buddhist, not from a saint-making faith tradition.

Theologian Gary M. Laderman of Emory University said: "Make no mistake about it, the veneration we are seeing in the aftermath of Jobs’ death is religious through and through - not “kinda” religious, or “pseudo” religious,” or “mistakenly” religious, but a genuine expression for many of heartfelt sacred sentiments of loss and glorification."

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