‘Letters on God’ to be auctioned in US


Washington: Rare and intimate letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein, including two that reflect his views on God and religion, are set to fetch between USD 15,000 to USD 40,000 each at an auction in the US.

The assemblage of over 25 lots of documents and memorabilia which is up for auction encompasses personal handwritten autograph letters from Einstein to his family including sons Hans Albert Einstein and Edouard Einstein, and his ex-wife Mileva Maric in addition to others.

The letters show his thoughts (and theories) on the Atomic Bomb, Relativity Theory, his impactful ideas on God and religion, in addition to a highly notable letter stating he will “not be returning to Germany, perhaps never again” once Hitler reached power.