• The Number 13, Debunked By Numerology

    5 days ago - By Refinery29

    We have the Bible, the Knights Templar, and Wall Street to thank for Friday the 13th's notoriety (as unlikely and murky as those sources may be). But, of course, the number 13 stands on its own as a harbinger of misfortune. It's been speculated that 13 may have gotten its reputation from the Code of Hammurabi, the Bible, or another ancient text. But, one spiritual discipline where 13 has no such dark mark is numerology, the study of numbers' spiritual and mystical significance. Numerologist Felicia Bender tells Refinery29 that numbers derive their power from spiritual energy - not...
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