Tag Archives: mysticism

How hard would you fight to combat ignorance?

Interesting story out of the Times this week – Sanal Edamaruku makes a living out of exposing con men in India. This week India‚Äôs most popular yoga master, Baba Ramdev, announced plans to launch a political party, promising to cleanse … Continue reading

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Pink Ouija boards are tacky, but dangerous?

Only if you get clubbed in the head with one. Otherwise they’re just lame games that can freak out your friends during sleepovers. Still, Fox sees fit to make them news anyway. It’s designed for young girls ages 8 and … Continue reading

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More about syncretism

From Christianity Today about the Nigerian preacher and the chopped off head found in his possession, they quote Benjamin-Lee Hegeman, a former missionary to West Africa: “Some people call it syncretism, but it may be more like dual religious allegiance, … Continue reading

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Quotable book

From Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation by Mitch Horowitz: By the 1830s and 40s, a region of central New York State called “the Burned-Over District” (so-named for its religious passions) became the magnetic center … Continue reading

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Samhain celebrations

I got invited to partake in a Samhain need-fire ceremony Halloween night. According to the e-mail, The purpose of the need-fire is to help cleanse or affirm issues or goals one might have. If you have things/issues you wish to … Continue reading

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