In this series, we've explored the archaeological evidence and analyzed surviving popular texts about the pre-Christian religions in Scandinavia. It seems high time to turn toward scholarship which an
The Feldgeister spirit of the land is one that features prominently into harvest traditions throughout Europe. It assumes familiar Germanic and Indo-European forms such as wolves, bears, goats, and do
It is from writings such as Sturluson’s Prose Edda, for which his chief resources were likely Voluspa and Grimnismal of The Poetic Edda.
Up to this point, we’ve looked at some of the modern attitudes toward the jötnar, archaeological evidence of religion in Scandinavia, and an interpretation of that evidence as it relates to the jö
Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Someone needs to move house. They call up dozens of their closest friends, family members, coworkers, and far-flung acquaintances begging for help with the packing
Heathenry is not a practice of the individual. It is the practice of your family, kindred, and the larger community. Heathen, if it were a verb, could be defined as: To practice what is best for one's