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

Kabbalah! Secret Origins (Jewish Mysticism; Secret Teachings; Esoteric Judaism; Qabala) - Kabbalah is a school of Jewish mysticism that has been around for centuries, experiencing a revival in popularity. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss with Dr. Justin Sledge the controversies surrounding Kabbalah and its origins and history.
Frozen Heaven, Lazarus Near Death Experience, Night Sky Paradox, Unfallen Children (Weird Questions) - It's a fifth Friday so Cy Kellett of Catholic Answers Live is asking Jimmy Akin more weird questions from listeners, including will we be frozen in time in heaven; did Lazarus have a Near Death Experience; why is the night sky dark; ship of Theseus; and more.
Investigating Robert Righi (Psychic Medium? Exorcism? Ted Bundy?) - Psychic medium Robert Righi has a dramatic life story, including psychic abilities as a small child and helping in Catholic exorcisms as an adult. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli welcome Kenny Biddle to examine Righi's claims and reveal the results of their investigation.
What Were the Urim and Thummim? (Messages from God?) - The Bible tells us that the Jewish high priest had two mysterious objects known as the Urim and Thummin to help him receive messages from God. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore what they were, how they worked, and what we know about them.
The Secrets of Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Close Encounters launched the UFO craze of the late 70s and Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, Thomas Salerno, and Mike Denz discuss the cultural impact, the idea of alien contact, and the connections to reported real world UFO encounters.
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