Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- Canada axes all its non-Christian prison chaplains. If you keep this up, Canada, I swear I’m going to move to America. (CBC)
- While scholars argue about Jesus’ wife, women would like to remind you that it has no bearing on the status of women within the Church. (Feminism and Religion)
- The Pope’s former butler has esoteric and occult interests. (Reuters)
- Research into German parapsychology just got easier with access to digital sources, Oktoberfest. (Heterodoxology)
- Joseph Smith founded Mormonism, though he may also have been influenced by the Kabbalah. (PaleoJudaica)
- The Contemporary Esotericism Research Network (ContERN) launches its website. (ContERN)
- Take a trip to Benin, where voodoo originated and is still practiced. (BBC)
- Are you American? Do you live in America? Then you are probably a Satanist. (Village Voice via @jgbell)
- Speaking of the devil’s handiwork, add yoga to that list. (Telegraph via Religion Dispatches)
- Looking to understand Judaism? Here are 22 books that you should be reading. (Seeker’s Quest)
- The Occult of Personality podcast interviews Joseph Thiebes, the man behind the AC2012 campaign, about Freemasonry, Thelema, and esotericism. (Occult of Personality)
- Those of you applying for admission to college may want to keep in mind this list of haunted universities. Unfortunately, the only haunting at my school is the ghost of the money I used to have when tuition is due. (Llewellyn)
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