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Religion thriller: Michael Jackson and his possible explorations of faith

Singer Michael Jackson, who died June 25 at age 50, was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. But there are some reports he explored other faiths as an adult. Singer Michael Jackson, who died June 25 at age 50, was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. But there are some reports he explored other faiths as an adult. (Joe Cavaretta/ Associated Press/ File 2003)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / July 5, 2009

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The King of Pop was a Jehovah’s Witness. A Muslim. He accepted Jesus before he died. The Vatican loved him. There’s even a Jewish angle of sorts. Not to mention the unending discussion of what it means to call him an icon, or an idol. Here is a brief Michael Jackson religion roundup. Make of it what you will: (Full article: 898 words)

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