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Beyond Belief

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Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Wonder Media Network

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865
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From satanic feminists, dolphin communicators, to stigmatists—take a leap of faith with Jerico Mandybur on Beyond Belief as she teases out what it means to believe. Part enlightening conversation, part edu-tainment, hear how society’s “weirdos” believe, and discover they’re not so weird in the process. After all, we all want to believe in something.

Latest Episodes

Mapping the Soul

In the last few years, astrology has exploded into the mainstream once again, and both its subscribers and its critics are in hot debate. But as astrologers themselves know, the practice of astrology is much richer and more complicated than any magazine spread or meme can explain. Here, host Jerico Mandybur, meets acclaimed astrologer, Aliza Kelly, to find out just how deep the rabbit hole goes.

35 MINJUN 12
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Mapping the Soul

Guided

Belief in spirit guides used to be reserved for the staunchly new age crowd, but these days, you’re just as likely to overhear millennials talking about them over matcha. So what are they? And how do they…work? On this episode, Jerico Mandybur speaks to a popular spirit guide communicator and medium, Aja Daashuur aka The Spirit Guide Coach to learn more.

38 MINMAY 29
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Guided

The Anarchy of Magick

Magick practiced by witches, Wiccans, and wizards typically abides by a set of rules. So what happens when you throw out the rule book and do things the DIY way? According to this week’s guest, occult historian, author, and advocate of what he calls anarchic magick, Mitch Horowitz, you open up a world of possibilities where magic can be anything you want it to be. No cauldron necessary.

44 MINMAY 22
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The Anarchy of Magick

The Law of Attraction & Privilege

The Law of Attraction is the theory underpinning most people’s understanding of manifestation; what you think, you attract. It’s an attractive concept, but not without it’s vocal critics who say it doesn’t account for inequalities and injustices. Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks to Law of Attraction expert and coach, Aaron Rose, to find out how (if at all) one can reconcile this belief with the realities of the world we live in.

46 MINMAY 15
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The Law of Attraction & Privilege

The Bleeding Mind

Stigmata isn’t just a horror movie. It’s the widespread phenomenon, still happening today, where Christians display the physical wounds of a crucified Jesus; bleeding from the hands and feet. Is it an elaborate con? A miracle? Host Jerico Mandybur speaks to an expert on the phenomenon, author and religious experiences expert, Ted Harrison.

40 MINMAY 8
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The Bleeding Mind

Dolphins Cry

There's an oddly strong link between dolphins and new age spirituality. For some believers, dolphins hold an elevated form of consciousness that lets them telepathically communicate with some people, passing on messages for humanity’s survival. One of these people is guest Frances Fox,who has been communicating with dolphins for years. Host Jerico Mandybur chats withFrances about the ins and outs of this unique line of communication.

32 MINMAY 1
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Dolphins Cry

The Conjure is Political

The Conjure Woman has always been racialized and vilified; depicted as a trickster, devious and transgressive. But the reality of conjure—and all the Black folk magic practitioners under its umbrella, including root workers, hoodoo doctors, and priestesses—is a far cry from that. Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks with Dr. Kinitra Brooks, a scholar of conjure and its representations, to sort fact from fiction.

38 MINAPR 24
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The Conjure is Political

I See Dead People

Psychic mediums are often viewed as charlatans, preying on the recently bereaved. But for others, they represent closure, comfort, and hope. But what do these ghost whisperers themselves believe is going on here? Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks with astrologer and psychic medium, Jessica Lanyadoo, to find out what it’s *actually* like to talk to dead people.

35 MINAPR 17
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I See Dead People

Satan the Feminist

How far have we come from the “Satanic panic”-marked 80s and 90s? On this episode of Beyond Belief, we explore the other side of Satanism. The side occupied by feminists and thinkers of all religious persuasions—and none. Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks to Jex Blackmore, a feminist activist, artist, and prominent Satanist to hear about her take on the Devil.

33 MINAPR 10
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Satan the Feminist

Introducing ~Beyond Belief~

We all want to believe in something, especially during uncertain times. Beyond Belief is a new podcast from Wonder Media Network hosted by Jerico Mandybur, best-selling author and spiritual coach, that explores non-traditional belief systems. Meant for skeptics and believers alike, we explore the far out, the unreal, and everything in between.

1 MINAPR 7
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Introducing ~Beyond Belief~
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Latest Episodes

Mapping the Soul

In the last few years, astrology has exploded into the mainstream once again, and both its subscribers and its critics are in hot debate. But as astrologers themselves know, the practice of astrology is much richer and more complicated than any magazine spread or meme can explain. Here, host Jerico Mandybur, meets acclaimed astrologer, Aliza Kelly, to find out just how deep the rabbit hole goes.

35 MINJUN 12
Comments
Mapping the Soul

Guided

Belief in spirit guides used to be reserved for the staunchly new age crowd, but these days, you’re just as likely to overhear millennials talking about them over matcha. So what are they? And how do they…work? On this episode, Jerico Mandybur speaks to a popular spirit guide communicator and medium, Aja Daashuur aka The Spirit Guide Coach to learn more.

38 MINMAY 29
Comments
Guided

The Anarchy of Magick

Magick practiced by witches, Wiccans, and wizards typically abides by a set of rules. So what happens when you throw out the rule book and do things the DIY way? According to this week’s guest, occult historian, author, and advocate of what he calls anarchic magick, Mitch Horowitz, you open up a world of possibilities where magic can be anything you want it to be. No cauldron necessary.

44 MINMAY 22
Comments
The Anarchy of Magick

The Law of Attraction & Privilege

The Law of Attraction is the theory underpinning most people’s understanding of manifestation; what you think, you attract. It’s an attractive concept, but not without it’s vocal critics who say it doesn’t account for inequalities and injustices. Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks to Law of Attraction expert and coach, Aaron Rose, to find out how (if at all) one can reconcile this belief with the realities of the world we live in.

46 MINMAY 15
Comments
The Law of Attraction & Privilege

The Bleeding Mind

Stigmata isn’t just a horror movie. It’s the widespread phenomenon, still happening today, where Christians display the physical wounds of a crucified Jesus; bleeding from the hands and feet. Is it an elaborate con? A miracle? Host Jerico Mandybur speaks to an expert on the phenomenon, author and religious experiences expert, Ted Harrison.

40 MINMAY 8
Comments
The Bleeding Mind

Dolphins Cry

There's an oddly strong link between dolphins and new age spirituality. For some believers, dolphins hold an elevated form of consciousness that lets them telepathically communicate with some people, passing on messages for humanity’s survival. One of these people is guest Frances Fox,who has been communicating with dolphins for years. Host Jerico Mandybur chats withFrances about the ins and outs of this unique line of communication.

32 MINMAY 1
Comments
Dolphins Cry

The Conjure is Political

The Conjure Woman has always been racialized and vilified; depicted as a trickster, devious and transgressive. But the reality of conjure—and all the Black folk magic practitioners under its umbrella, including root workers, hoodoo doctors, and priestesses—is a far cry from that. Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks with Dr. Kinitra Brooks, a scholar of conjure and its representations, to sort fact from fiction.

38 MINAPR 24
Comments
The Conjure is Political

I See Dead People

Psychic mediums are often viewed as charlatans, preying on the recently bereaved. But for others, they represent closure, comfort, and hope. But what do these ghost whisperers themselves believe is going on here? Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks with astrologer and psychic medium, Jessica Lanyadoo, to find out what it’s *actually* like to talk to dead people.

35 MINAPR 17
Comments
I See Dead People

Satan the Feminist

How far have we come from the “Satanic panic”-marked 80s and 90s? On this episode of Beyond Belief, we explore the other side of Satanism. The side occupied by feminists and thinkers of all religious persuasions—and none. Our host Jerico Mandybur speaks to Jex Blackmore, a feminist activist, artist, and prominent Satanist to hear about her take on the Devil.

33 MINAPR 10
Comments
Satan the Feminist

Introducing ~Beyond Belief~

We all want to believe in something, especially during uncertain times. Beyond Belief is a new podcast from Wonder Media Network hosted by Jerico Mandybur, best-selling author and spiritual coach, that explores non-traditional belief systems. Meant for skeptics and believers alike, we explore the far out, the unreal, and everything in between.

1 MINAPR 7
Comments
Introducing ~Beyond Belief~
the END
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