It is the plant that inspires a holiday kiss beneath where it hangs. Its historic symbolism has been celebrated for generations. Associated with the Norse goddess Frigg, and the death of her son Baldr
One of the more frequent elements of ignorance I often encounter within our community is this bizarre idea that inclusive ideologies are somehow foreign to Heathenry and that those that promote these
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