Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- Cash-strapped nuns in California are hella pissed at Katy Perry. (LA Times)
- But other nuns are bringing in the dough by selling cheesecakes. (Jezebel)
- NASA names Pluto’s regions after the Buddhist god of forgetfulness and—for real—Cthulhu, becoming the coolest government agency ever. (Lion’s Roar)
- If you must be possessed by a demon, here’s a list of the ones to avoid. (io9)
- Perhaps the Bible is to blame for the Greek financial crisis. (Economist)
- This article looks at how to detect fake biblical documents. (Hypotyposeis)
- But why are “fake” texts, such as Jesus’ wife, so contentious? (Religion Beat)
- And the Vatican digitized a whole bunch of ancient manuscripts and put them online for free. (The Event Chronicle via @religital)
- Singer Debbie Harry invoked Vodoun gods. And yes, you can listen to it. (Dangerous Minds via @RSProject)
- This week in Satanic Temple news: Detroit Christians are none too thrilled about their new Baphomet statue. (Salon)
- Finally, J.K. Rowling has informed the internet that tuition at Hogwarts, the Harry Potter magic school par excellance, is free. The author says costs are
kept down by exploiting adjunct teaching facultypaid for by the Ministry of Magic, of course. (.mic)
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