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 27th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Can  Mormonism bridge the divide between Christianity and the occult? (OUP via @t3dy) Holy water in Austria is unsafe to drink for people, vampires. (Reuters) German churches are sermonizing the sexy parts of the Bible. (HuffPo) […]

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 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 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 28th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Archaeologists have uncovered a Byzantine church in Jordan. (Ammon) Yay: Three Orthodox women are set to become clergy members. Boo: They still can’t be Rabbis. (Tablet) Bringing Goddess spirituality beyond second-wave feminism may mean some changes […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: June 21st, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. A new analysis suggests the Secret Gospel of Mark is a forgery. (Jesus Granskad via Exploring Our Matrix) How cool is this? Using statistics to sort out the authors of the synoptic gospels. (Exploring our Matrix) […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: May 31st, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The pope says well-intentioned atheists can get into heaven, but the Vatican begs to differ. (Irish Central via @Temmu Taira) California puts yoga on trial. (Fox via @Religion Dispatches) What are scientists believing in these days? […]

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 10th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. London Jews have a hotline they can call when they see someone dressed immodestly, eating a cheeseburger. (Jezebel) Take my husband—please? Muslim women find freedom in polygamy. (New Statesman) Another thing women are finding freedom in […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: May 3rd, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Taiwan held its first same-sex Buddhist marriage. Giggity. (CNN) How do leaders of different faiths define religion? (Ottawa Citizen) Catholics claim Jesus was a hipster, was into Christianity before everyone else. (CNN) Martine Batchelor recounts her […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: April 26th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Congratulations, Jewish peeps, you are the best tippers. (Epiphenom) Damn, Jesus. Why you gotta be so white? (Aeon) The Vatican is keeping a close eye on those rebel nuns. (NPR) Scholars are still decoding the Voynich […]