Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- Kateri Tekakwitha is the Catholic Church’s first First Nations saint. (CBC)
- Meanwhile, Catholics still don’t understand what the deal was with Vatican II: Electric Boogaloo. (Reuters)
- One scholar gets in trouble for writing a story for HuffPo. The real crime is here is that anyone writes for HuffPo since they don’t pay their contributors. (PaleoJudaica)
- FYI: The article was on the marginalization of women within the Bible. (HuffPo)
- Skeptics are less prone to give credence to synchronicity and supernatural phenomena than believers. (Epiphenom)
- But one neurosurgeon says heaven is real, tastes like cheesecake. (The Daily Beast)
- Esoteric connotations of the Shemhamphorasch, the 72-lettered named of God. (Hermesphilus)
- Can today’s modern business woman break the glass ceiling by emulating the Greek Goddess Athena? (History of the Ancient World)
- The website for Mapping the Occult City, an AAR pre-conference, is up. (Mapping the Occult City)
- Those on the west coast may want to attend this conference on ancient ritual and magic. (UCLA)
- The ancient meaning behind the astrological glyphs. (Clavis Journal via @KimCascone)
- Of course, you’ll want to build your own astrolabe to track the planets with. (Medievalists via @jgbell)
- This documentary on Aleister Crowley (which aired on a Canadian Network!) looks at the legacy of the Great Beast. (You Tube)
- Finally, two out of three psychics predict Obama will win the presidential election. When asked for comment, Mitt Romney said he had binders of psychics waiting for him back at the office, on the shelf, next to the ones of his women. (Colorado Gazette)
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