(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
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
Sometimes nature sends you a reminder to slow down and conserve your energy. It is a small kindness, this permission, and it took me years to accept it.
Through the course of this series, we've explored archaeological and written evidence of the pre-Christian religions of Scandinavia, which seems to support a less divisive relationship between the Aes
Folklore is filled with creatures who haunt and dwell in natural spaces and within the in-between, residing on the edges of boundaries between the wild and the more civilized. One such group of creatu