Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- Are you religious? Then you might be sexist, too. (Epiphenom)
- Daylight Savings Time seems to piss a lot of people off, but how about Greenwich Mean Time? Muslims say the meridian marker is a tool of colonialism and should be replaced with Mecca Time. (Religion Dispatches)
- What if our study of religion is missing some key texts? (Apocryphicity)
- Formerly a ritual reserved for males, women Hindus are chanting the Vedas in public. (Reuters)
- This British hospital will be adding Pagan and Rastafarian chaplains to its pastoral care offerings. (BBC)
- The Christian origins of the term “pagan.” Ugh. And all this time pagans thought they were getting away from Christianity! (Baylor Lariat)
- You know where you can find heaps of religious tolerance? The U.S. Air Force. Well, didn’t see that coming. (The Wild Hunt)
- Maybe the military is tolerant because they need more mind readers? Or at least those who can dream lucidly. (CNN)
- If you’re going to the AAR conference this weekend, Kelly Baker has put together a thorough guide—and iPhone App!— to help you plan your itinerary. (Religion in American History)
- Here’s a session on Demons in the Academy that AAR attendees might be interested in. (Phoenix Rising)
- A new documentary about the Salem Witch Trials suggests a local minister caused the witch hunts. (RNS)
- And finally, if you’re in Spain, why not grab a pint at the Oculto Café? The Satanic themed bar has both beer and ouija boards on tap. (The Olive Press)
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