Mysteria Misc. Maxima: August 14th, 2015

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. This will be the last MMM for the season. I hope you have enjoyed the (albeit brief) return of Invocatio’s link round-up! The LDS church has released pictures of the seer stone which helped Joseph Smith reveal […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: August 7th, 2015

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Millenials are leaving the Catholic Church for Coachella and Tinder. (Salon) An Australian sociologist wants to study Canadians who’ve converted to Islam. (CBC) The Religion Beat podcast tackles Islamophobia in American politics. (Religion Beat) And ISIS […]

Is Scientology a Religion?

“Scientology is clearly a made-up thing, and would be a great plot for a TV series or movie, not necessarily a real-life commitment.” — Ashwin Rodrigues, Vice Magazine I recently watched the exposé documentary on Scientology, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. Like many who watched this documentary, I found it well put […]