Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet.
- Sekhet-Maat Lodge was hit by arsonists, causing $6000 worth of damage to the lodge’s property and its contents. Compassion may be the vice of kings, but if you’re so inclined, you can contact the Lodge here to help. (Portland Tribune)
- The Anglican church has given the go ahead to gay bishops. However, they must remain celibate. Well, that takes all the fun out of it, don’t it? (CNN Belief Blog)
- Thich Nhat Hanh will be coming to North America this summer. Vancouver Buddhists can deepen their awareness of suffering by contemplating this: the Canadian dates are already sold out. (Shambhala Sun)
- Abolitionist Paschal Beverly Randolph was doing the deed in the name of the divine waaay before the OTO and Aleister Crowley got hip to sex magic. (warlock asylum)
- Turns out people don’t like atheists because there just aren’t that many of them around. Well, that and they hate God. (Epiphenom)
- This Brooklyn landlord relies on a psychic to select potential tenants. And she apparently has a pretty high success rate. (Consumerist)
- A Pagan supply shop in England faces opposition from area Christians. Perhaps they can hire a psychic to suss out a better location. I know a guy in Brooklyn… (BBC News)
- Finally, the pope sent his first tweet via his iPad. You know what this means—time for all the cool kids to move to Google+ before the pontiff ruins that, too. (Catholic Herald)
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