Mysteria Misc. Maxima: February 22nd, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Ghosts are more likely to do their hauntings when its dark. Boo! (Epiphenom) The Canadian government opens its Office of Religious Freedom, a foreign policy initiative to help religious minorities, like the ones they kicked out […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: February 15th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The pope resigns, citing health reasons for the decision. This has nothing at all to do with the multiple scandals the Catholic church has been facing. (NYT) The Anglican church says women priests can attend some […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: February 8th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. A study at the University of British Columbia suggests atheists are uncaring and lack empathy, probably because they are better than you. (Epiphenom) Aramaic is dying! Here’s how to save it. (Smithsonian) Thirty beautiful college chapels. […]

Divination and the Liver

Ancient divination took many forms, but according to Plato, the one thing we know for sure is that the ability to foretell the future originates in the liver. Does this sound strange? Perhaps you were thinking it came from the brain or the heart? Nope, it’s all about the liver. In the Timaeus, Plato has […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: February 1st, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. It is with a heavy heart that I report the Florida Satanist rally for religious freedom was a hoax. (Miami Herald via The Wild Hunt) If you want someone to like you, tell them your religion. […]