Mysteria Misc. Maxima: October 4th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Stonehenge is getting a visitor’s centre. It will include a museum and several fire extinguishers. (BBC) People can’t get enough of the apocalypse. (NYT) The initiation ceremonies of the Samburu, a Kenyan tribe that’s protecting their […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: September 20th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Theologians just can’t quit Pope Benedict. (Reuters) But like a honey badger, Pope Francis don’t care because—Bam!—he has the keys to the Popemobile, so suck on that. (Reuters) Need an excuse to get out of that […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: September 6th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Evangelicals think the crisis in Syria means the end times are totally coming. (Time) Churches find their biggest adversary isn’t the devil, it’s the internet. (Salt Lake Gazette via @SheldonKent) Do religious texts make people more […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: August 30th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. One rabbi says Hassidic Jews need to be kinder to animals. (HuffPo) There is now a hook-up site for Christian swingers who want to find a  third partner  for their unholy trinity. (Jezebel) What’s up with […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: August 16th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Orthodox Jews get an American-Idol style television show where contestants sing stories from the Talmud and maybe a little Streisand. (Tablet) Are test-tube burgers kosher? (Reuters) See Rome through Michelangelo’s eyes. FYI: Lots of church stuff. […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: August 2nd, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The pope says gays are fabulous. (AP) Millennials are breaking up with the church, presumably by text or snapchat. (CNN) Can’t sleep? Blame the moon. (Live Science) Elephants get painted all fancy for the Hindu festival […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: July 19th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The UN learns that the Vatican’s autonomous statehood makes it tough to regulate. (The Economist) A high-ranking Scientologist leaves the church over its stance on gay marriage. (The New Yorker) Ten things to know about Ramadan. […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: July 12th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Move over Jesus, Superman is a way better Jewish messiah than you. (Jewish Myth, Magic, and Mysticism) Seven ways to tell if you’re part of a gay-friendly congregation. (Religion Dispatches) Is Christian millenarianism responsible for climate […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: July 5th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. A California judge says yoga isn’t necessarily religious. Namaste. (Reuters) Christians who tweet are happier than their atheist counterparts; still no match for sassy occultists. (CNN) Check out these high-rolling Buddhist monks who fly in private […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: June 14th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. A monument to atheism is set to be installed in Florida. Ironically, it will feature biblical passages. (Houston Chronicle) Marijuana is the new sacrament of choice in America. (Religion Nerd) But seriously, hallucinations do have a […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: May 24th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Saudi Arabia says the road to Hell is paved with Twitter. (NPR) Why doesn’t God live on a cloud anymore? (BBC) The Mormons are pretty keen to preserve their architectural history. Case in point, this floating […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: May 17th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Pope Francis goes nuts and starts making saints like crazy. (Guardian) Ever wonder why Jews can’t eat cheeseburgers? Try Paganism. (The Jewish Press) But you know what’s not Pagan? The magic word abracadabra. (Haaretz) With their […]