“Hail to the giver! a guest has come; Where shall the stranger sit?” Havamal 2, Bellows translation The days we are living, without a doubt, are the sort that test the integrity of every
Among the many things I do, I’m a member of a 12-step program. My 12-step program helped me get my life back on track many years ago when things were out of control. One of the things I’ve realize
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Nordic Religions in the Viking Age by Thomas A DuBois Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 1999 x + 271 pp, 5 illus. Reviewed by Cara Freyasdaughter, Independent Scholar; published in The Pomegranat
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