Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- Defining Biblical Israel. (HuffPo)
- The carbon load of butter candles has led one company to come up with an electric alternative for Buddhists. (The Worst Horse)
- Was there an ancient Egyptian cattle cult? (History of the Ancient World)
- Mediterranean mystery religions and the Gnostic origins of Christianity. (HuffPo)
- Here’s a mystery that’s been revealed: Secrets of the communion wafer industry! (Killing the Buddha)
- Studies have shown religion’s relationship to good health, but those who are educated and attend church don’t seem to reap the benefits. (Epiphenom)
- Many years ago, William S. Burroughs interviewed Jimmy Page. This was the result. Also, meditation, magic, Aleister Crowley, etc. (Practical Visionary Magic)
- The world’s oldest zodiac wheel was discovered in Croatia. (Live Science via @PhoenixRediviva)
- Laurie Cabot is closing down her Salem Massachusetts store after 42 years. (The Wild Hunt)
- Finally, blog favourite Tim Tebow saw his chances of going to the Superbowl get sacked last weekend. But perhaps the Heisman trophy winner should add “Go Bacchus” to his GB2 slogan after witches in New England called in some favours for Patriots QB Tom Brady.(Yahoo)
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