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

Apocalyptic Polygamy, Bell Witch, Troy, Lying, Sports in Heaven, Resurrected Kidneys, and More Patron 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 in a special bonus release like this one.
Raiders of the Lost Ark, Time Travel Murder, Jesus’ Y Chromosome, Two Popes? & More Weird Questions - It's the day after Thanksgiving, so Cy Kellett of Catholic Answers Live is asking Jimmy Akin more weird questions from listeners, including whether Indy would have died opening the Ark; Was Emily Blunt murdering Tom Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow; where did Jesus Y chromosome come from; and more.
D.B. Cooper: The Hijacker Who Got Away - Fifty years ago, Dan Cooper boarded a short flight to Seattle and then hijacked the plane. After getting $200,00 in ransom, he parachuted out of the plane, never to be seen again. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli ask who he really was, how he pulled off the plot, and what happened to him after.
Life on Mars (Martian Life, Alien Life, Extraterrestrials, Exobiology) - For centuries, people have wondered whether there is life on Mars and NASA's 1970s-era rovers seemed to prove there was, but then doubts arose. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli look at whether there is life on Mars, how it would have got there, what it would be like.
Canals on Mars? (Martian Life, Alien Life, Extraterrestrials, Exobiology) - After 19th-century astronomers said Mars has a worldwide network of canals, people speculated there was not just life but a civilization there. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore whether there is life on Mars, and if so, how it got there and what it is like.
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