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Odinist prisoner news: Freeman v. Budnick et al

Out of Arkansas comes the case of Freeman v. Budnick et al, wherein the plaintiff alleged that “while in punitive isolation he was denied various items needed to practice his religion such as a Thor’s hammer, a set of runes and rune cloth, an Odinist text, an altar and altar cloth and a wooden statue.”… Continue reading Odinist prisoner news: Freeman v. Budnick et al

Book Reviews · folklore · Paganism

Book Review: Breaking the Mother Goose Code

I really wanted to like Jeri Studebaker’s Breaking the Mother Goose Code: How a Fairy-Tale Character Fooled the World for 300 Years (Moon Books, 2015). I’ve been on something of a folklore kick for the last couple of years, trying to incorporate as much Scandinavian, German, and English folk-practices into my own religious practice as I… Continue reading Book Review: Breaking the Mother Goose Code