Raj Patel has found himself in an unusual position -- having to deny he's a god. Patel, a 38-year-old economist from San Francisco, has been hailed as the Messiah by a religious group called Share International.
After the New York Times first reported Patel's strange story on February 4, the economist has received a whirlwind of publicity.
Patel was the guest star on "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central. Colbert bantered with Patel about the release of his newest book, "The Value of...Full Story