I recently came across a question about swearing an oath to a god. Before we get into that, let’s take a look at what an oath is. If you go with the dictionary definition of an oath, it is a solemn
Author’s Note: This is an op-ed piece written by Ryan Smith. It does not necessarily represent the views of Cara Freyasdaughter or HHH as a whole. “Hail to the giver! a guest has come; W
(Author’s Note: This article is by John Mainer, HHH contributor.) For those in the United States, this is Memorial Day weekend. This is the time the US gathers to remember those who gave their l
There are a lot of challenges inherent in bringing any part of a past culture into the modern world. Things as intangible as religious and spiritual beliefs are especially challenging because while hi
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Much of what is “known” about the temple at Uppsala is almost exclusively based on the writings of Adam of Bremen, a Christian chronicler who wrote about the cultic activity at Uppsala without eve