Why do christians claim scientists believe in god?

There are many christians claiming that notable secular scientists believed in god. For example they claim Einstein was monotheist when he was really a pandeist(meaning he believed in impersonal force not a deity who can think). They also claim Voltaire was a christian when he was really a deist(again distrusted... show more There are many christians claiming that notable secular scientists believed in god. For example they claim Einstein was monotheist when he was really a pandeist(meaning he believed in impersonal force not a deity who can think). They also claim Voltaire was a christian when he was really a deist(again distrusted the bible). Why do they claim these scientists were christians or theistic when they weren't?
Update: john_d_ayer: see here
http://wikipedia.org/Albert_Einstein
Update 2: john_d_ayer: see here
http://en.wikipedia.org/Albert_Einstein
Update 3: john_d_ayer: see here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein
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