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One Giant Leap

On this day in 1969, American Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. What an achievement of the American spirit and the human will. Let us follow up this great achievement and spread humanity to other worlds.

Asatru · reconstructionism

Towards a Theory of Reconstructionist Religion (Part Two)

In part one of this series, I tried to set the stage with some initial questions to frame the issue of how to approach reconstructionist religion (specifically, reconstructionist Heathenry, but applicable to different strains of pre-Christian religion). I’m not exactly going to follow the questions raised in that first post as an outline, but will… Continue reading Towards a Theory of Reconstructionist Religion (Part Two)

Asatru · reconstructionism · Religio Romana

Towards a Theory of Reconstructionist Religion (Part One)

It is often said that Asatru in general is a “reconstructionist” faith, meaning that it attempts to reconstruct the ancient faith of the pre-Christian Germanic peoples. While this vague description is sufficient to dstinguish it from more modern eclectic and inventive religions such as Wicca in casual conversation, it is not satisfactory when one considers… Continue reading Towards a Theory of Reconstructionist Religion (Part One)