Monthly Archives: July 2012

Egyptian Demonology PhD Opportunities at Swansea University

Caroline Tully was kind enough to share this posting on the Academic Study of Magic listserv, and I thought I would pass it along as it might interest some readers. Swansea University has two fully-funded PhD opportunities to research Egyptian … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: July 27th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Forget Spain, the problem with the Eurozone is religion. (BBC) The Olympics are taking place during Ramadan. Does that mean Muslim … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: July 20th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The Episcopal Church blesses same-sex unions. (Reuters) A day-in-the-life of an Ultra-Orthodox Israeli family. (Reuters) The Bible says resurrection, but we … Continue reading

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Who Put The “Enoch” in Enochian Magic?

UPDATE: Dan Harms has responded with an analysis of the place of the Book of Enoch in the renaissance and suggests that, yes, there was a place for this literature. UPDATE: Egil Asprem has responded to Harms’ post and suggests … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: July 13th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. What’s Moses doing in the Greek Magical Papyri? (Antiquitopia via PaleoJudaica) Politicians who supported Louisiana’s school voucher program learn that Christianity … Continue reading

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Get Your Conference On: Call For Papers

A number of academic conferences on occult topics have announced their call for papers. If this sounds like your thing, read on! Mapping the Occult City: Exploring Magick and Esotericism in the Urban Utopia This conference is being held in … Continue reading

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A Personal Note…

Dear Readers, My apologies, but there is no M.M.M. today. Grover, my dog of nine years, passed away late last week. While he was battling an illness, nothing really prepares you for the loss of a constant friend and companion. … Continue reading

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