Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World

Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World is an exploration of the weird, the strange, and the unusual. Join Jimmy Akin and co-host Domenico Bettinelli for a fascinating look at ancient mysteries, folk tales, urban legends, crimes, conspiracies, and the supernatural from the twin perspectives of faith and reason.

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Recent Episodes

A special message from Jimmy Akin - Jimmy Akin has a special message as we approach the Christmas season. We need to hear from Mysterious World listeners this Advent and Christmas at sqpn.com/give today.
How Much Did Jesus Suffer? (& More Patrons’ Questions) - We regularly give Patrons the opportunity to ask Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli their mysterious questions and make them available exclusively to Patrons first and then later to the whole audience. This time the questions cover Jesus' suffering; demons protecting us; Adam's wife, Lilith; and more.
Could Jesus Build an Airplane? Balaam’s Donkey, Asmodeus, Ed and Lorraine Warren, & More Weird Questions - It's time for another set of weird questions posed by Cy Kellett of Catholic Answers to Jimmy Akin, including this time: what if mankind fell after Adam and Eve; did Jesus know how to build an airplane; what happened with Balaam's donkey; Ed and Lorraine Warren; and more.
UFO Nuclear Missile Shootdown (Big Sur UFO Incident) - In 1964, the US Air Force was conducting tests of nuclear weapons off the coast of Big Sur, California. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the claim that a UFO shot down one of those missiles designed to carry nuclear devices, whether aliens were responsible, and whether it was meant as a warning to humanity.
The Questing Beast (King Arthur, Medieval Mystery) - The tales of King Arthur are filled with mysterious creatures, including one called the Questing Beast. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss this strange and mysterious cryptid, whether it was just a creature of Medieval imagination or if it could have a basis in the real world.

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