Mysteria Misc. Maxima: October 11th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The Amish say “no” to Obamacare, electricity, cars, shaving and pretty much everything else. Beards are still alright. (Reuters) This restaurant’s dinner menu has psychic readings on it. Spoiler: That tall dark stranger is probably just […]

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: 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 13th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Happy birthday, Ganesh! (HuffPo) India fights domestic assaults with a campaign of abused goddesses. (Buzzfeed) What’s religion have to do with the conflict in Syria? (BBC) Why not shake up your high holy days with some […]

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 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 26th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Evangelicals say married people have the best sex ever, have obviously never been married. (Religion Dispatches) Ladies are too busy buying pink stuff to care about Atheism. (Salon) Should religious leaders be allowed to unionize? (Economist) […]

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 […]