Mysteria Misc. Maxima: June 29th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Jewish purity laws are to blame for infertility among someĀ  Orthodox women. (Jezebel) Though they give to charity more than secular folks do, religious philanthropists tend to donate to faith-based causes. (Epiphenom) A popular atheist blogger […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: June 22nd, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Southern Baptists elect their first Black president. (Reuters) As faith moves online, religious organizations scramble to acquire custom domain extensions. (RNS) Step aside, Maury Povich. A study finds that religion makes figuring out paternity easy. (Science […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: June 15th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. As more clergy reject their faith, the former spiritual leaders turn to support groups to embrace their atheism. (CNN) You know that book written by nuns that the Vatican disapproved of? It’s now on the bestseller […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: June 8th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. So, uh, nearly half of all Americans believe in creationism. (HuffPo) A prominent Pentecostal snake handler dies after being bitten by a rattlesnake, but believers still say its a valid way to show one’s devotion to […]