Grimm Mordingi was a troll. Living under the Sun Death of Sunna, for him to be touched by the sun was to die and crumble into naught but gravel and rock. It was perhaps not the most enjoyable existence in the world but Grimm admitted that never aging, having skin that ignored most of the […]
Women In Heathenry You know, I thought we were getting it right. OK, for all of those who like to talk to me about white privilege, I will freely acknowledge I know nothing about growing up anything else, of course they know jack sh*t except fairy tales about my life either so we will leave […]
Honoring the women in our lives is critical. Hail Freyja!
Part of what is emboldening groups like the AFA and others:
There is no specific mention of Heathenry or Heathen symbols but I firmly believe this affects us all.
(Note: This is not an essay about the history of Christianity and Judaism. They are merely familiar examples of open and closed traditions. There is no way I could possibly summarize the history of either, much less their interactions, in an essay of this length.) I’ve been thinking about this for a while. What does […]
For the last few decades, the Heathen world has maintained an uneasy truce between its various umbrella organizations through what is known as the Folkish versus Universalist debate. The idea was that there a side of Heathenry that believed you needed to be of Germanic descent to worship Germanic Gods, a side of Heathenry that believed anyone who felt personally called could worship the Germanic Gods, and an uneasy gap between them where each could “do as they see fit in their own halls”.
Folkish types used reasonable-sounding arguments to support their side. “Native American tribes have their indigenous religions, and we have ours,” they told us. “People should seek out the traditions of their own ancestry; there’s no need for them to come to ours.” Then they would carefully exclude anyone who didn’t look white enough, while the rest of Heathenry turned the other way.
By allowing this uneasy…
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