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 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: 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 23rd, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. A Creationist puts on his wizard hat, argues for the existence of dragons. (Jezebel) Jewish palm reading, or chiromancy if you want to be, uh, fancy. (PaleoJudaica) Russia is cracking down on Pastafarians. Pizzafarians are still […]

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: 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 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 […]