Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: March 30th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter talks about the stickier issues in the Bible. (HuffPo) American Atheists stir the theological pot with … Continue reading

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Ancient Jewish Rituals…To Bacchus?

Despite the salacious title of this blog post, this is exactly what some ancient Romans thought the Jews were doing when they celebrated their festivals—praising Bacchus! Because much of the accoutrements of these Jewish gatherings resembled the décor of rituals … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: March 23rd, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Moses: biblical patriarch and zombie avenger? (Jewish Myth, Magic, and Mysticism) Why is the Book of Revelation interpreted as a contemporary … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: March 16th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. How scared would David have been of Goliath if the fabled giant was only six-feet tall? (History of the Ancient World) … Continue reading

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Website Updates

Just a quick note to say that there’s some website maintenance going on at my personal website,  sarahveale.com.  For the next few days, the site may be inaccessible to some users and I might not receive any e-mail during this … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: March 9th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. If all the religions are so different, why the insistence on everybody getting along? (Guardian) Elaine Pagels talks about the Book … Continue reading

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Maimonides, Crowley, and Esoteric Blinds

If you’ve spent any time around the occult, you’ve no doubt heard of the term “occult blind.” This is the idea that some writings are couched in terms that don’t immediately reveal their true meaning. The idea is to obfuscate … Continue reading

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