Category Archives: Gnosticism

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: October 11th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The Amish say “no” to Obamacare, electricity, cars, shaving and pretty much everything else. Beards are still alright. (Reuters) This restaurant’s … Continue reading

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Afterlives of the Apocrypha

What: “The Afterlives of Christian Apocrypha” (Lecture by Annette Yoshiko Reed) Where: Vanier College, York University When: Friday, September 27th, 2013 Time: 8:00 – 9:30pm Cost: Free Website: York Christian Apocrypha Symposium Many of you already know about the Forbidden … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: September 20th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Theologians just can’t quit Pope Benedict. (Reuters) But like a honey badger, Pope Francis don’t care because—Bam!—he has the keys to … Continue reading

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York Christian Apocrypha Symposium: Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier

Forbidden biblical texts, despite their off-limit status, have quite the following. In fact, scholars have been dissecting the Christian apocrypha for decades, grappling with their meaning both for the historical formation of Christianity, as well as what they say about … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: August 9th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The new generation of British crop circles ain’t got no game. (Daily Mail via Letter from Hardscrabble Creek) Syrian Muslims ban … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Mysteria Misc. Maxima: April 26th, 2013

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Congratulations, Jewish peeps, you are the best tippers. (Epiphenom) Damn, Jesus. Why you gotta be so white? (Aeon) The Vatican is … Continue reading

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