From Past Horizons: During evaluation of land prior to the construction of a new hospital in Aalborg, Northern Denmark, archaeologists uncovered an Iron Age village dating back around 2000 years. The settlement differs from other sites of this period because of its well preserved condition, including a number of houses complete with fireplaces, chalk floors… Continue reading Well preserved Iron Age village uncovered in Denmark
On January 2, 2014, the California U.S. District Court dismissed the case of Sessing v. Beard. The case involved an Asatru inmate, Nathan Sessing, who alleged that: Asatru faith mandates regular outdoor ceremonies on sanctified plots with specific facilities similar to the outdoor worship area available to American Indian religious adherents at CSATF. Defendants denied… Continue reading Asatru Prisoner News: Sessing v. Beard
Say what you will about Christianity, but the Christians have a compelling narrative, which works on both fear and guilt. They then position themselves as the only outlet for assuaging that fear and that guilt that they themselves created. For two millennia, this has been a potent combination that has enabled them to gradually displace… Continue reading What do we have to offer?
Dr. Karl E.H. Seigfried, proprietor of the Norse Mythology Blog, has published the full results of his 2013 Heathen Census, along with some analysis. I thought I might take a few minutes to examine some of the results, and crunch some numbers (recalling my days as an election pollster). First, it should be pointed out… Continue reading You are Surrounded by Heathens
Pretty interesting talk about how the modern Twitter phenomenon has its antecedents in Medieval Scandinanvian rune-sticks, which were used to jot down little bits of information such as: “Gyða says you should go home.” “They are both living together, Clumsy-Kari and and Vilhjalm’s wife.” “Ingebjorg loved me when I was in Stavanger.” “Arni the priest… Continue reading How to Tweet from Another Century