Muhammad Ali called himself "The Greatest". Greg Trooper hinted at Ali's spiritual side with his song "The Meaning of Christmas."
This song may be regarded as presumptuous: God talking directly to Leonard Cohen. We can also read a very humble attitude from the lyrics.
In their 1969 song My God, Jethro Tull distinguish between artificial religion and a lively faith in God-within-man. The song can be likened to Sufi wisdom.