Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: November 30th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Scientists say there’s no connection between full moons and all those crazy people acting all nutty and stuff. (Live Science) A … Continue reading

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New Academic Journal: Correspondences

Those who study Western esotericism academically, have a new resource¬† available in the form of a new journal called Correspondences: An Online Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism. The focus of Correspondences is on all aspects of Western esotericism, … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: November 23rd, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Scientists mix up their correlation with causation and say that things happen for a reason. (Epiphenom) We talked about the pope’s … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: November 16th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Notre Dame is replacing its out-of-tune bells, but folks want to know what will happen to the old ones. (Guardian) The … Continue reading

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For Those Attending The AAR/SBL: A (former) Chicagoan’s Guide To Chicago

With the AAR/SBL Conference taking place in Chicago, some of you may be wondering what to do. I mean, certainly you want to see what the world’s greatest city has to offer, but with such a plethora of choices, how … Continue reading

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The Oracle Says: Reply Hazy, Please Try Again

No doubt some of you have heard about the ancient twenty-sided dice* that is currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dating from the fourth century BCE, it is clearly marked with Greek letters and some other symbols. The obvious … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: November 9th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. America elected its first Buddhist Senator. (Shambhala Sun Space) And it’s first Hindu Representative, who will be sworn into office on … Continue reading

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