Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 31st, 2014

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The latest comic book superhero is a Muslim woman. (NPR) Some new poems by Sappho have been found. Scholars are tentatively calling it “Lesbos: Poems Under Siege” or “Sappho 2: Electric Boogaloo.” (Daily Beast) Here’s what […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 24th, 2014

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Iraq adds Syriac to its list of official languages. (PaleoJudaica) The giant sculpture of Christ of the Redeemer in Brazil was recently damaged by storms. Here’s a breathtaking look at its restoration. (Hypervocal) Vicarious religion is […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 17th, 2014

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. York University (in Canada, eh?) accommodates a student who says he can’t work with women based on religious grounds. (Globe and Mail) The pope says women can breastfeed in church. Giggity. (CNN) Maybe its because some […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 10th, 2014

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Christians are mad at Beyoncé. (Charisma News) Some good advice for avoiding academic burnout. (Scientific American) Religious fundamentalism is on the decline. (Salon) Unless you’re the Church of Satan. (CNN) Can older traditions still be accurately […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 3rd, 2014

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The top 10 Biblical references in rap. (Rap Genius via RNS) From the other end of the musical spectrum:  The infernal origins of Hall & Oates. (Salon) The SBL seeks paper proposals from academic bloggers. Abstracts […]