Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- It’s almost 2012, do you know where your Mayan apocalypse is? Probably not because it’s totally not gonna happen, say experts. (Reuters)
- The history of the King James Bible. (National Geographic)
- Were there angels in the Greco-Roman era? (Tropaion)
- Some fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls contain biblical passages not found elsewhere. (Baptist Press)
- Question: Does God forgive overdue fines at the Vatican Library? (60 Minutes via Apocryphicity)
- Even the ancients got upset about rotten produce according to this curse tablet aimed at a green grocer. (Live Science)
- Ten myths about Aleister Crowley…and why they’re false. (AC2012)
- Evangelicals are embracing the locavore movement. (Religion in American History)
- Five social media trends that are changing the way religion is practiced. (Religion Dispatches)
- Trend number six? Young adults in Egypt are using the web to foster interfaith dialogue. (CNN)
- Gender politics and the Wiccan movement. (Pantheon)
- The first issue of Incantatio, an academic journal on “Charms, Charmers, and Chraming,” is out. (Incantatio)
- Kabbalistic interpretations of Lilith place Adam’s ex at the top of the heap. (blog critics via @t3dy)
- Finally, a new year is the perfect opportunity to shake up your magic practice. Why not try something new? (Strategic Sorcery)
Photo by Rich Renomeron.