Essential Asatru: A Modern Guide to Norse Paganism

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Essential Asatru: A Modern Guide to Norse Paganism

A journey to fulfillment and renewal.
In 
Essential Asatru, renowned author and priestess Diana Paxson demystifies an ancient, rich, and often misunderstood religion, and offers a practical guide for its modern followers.
Filled with clear, concise instructions on living Asatru every day, this truly accessible guide takes you on a journey from Asatru's origins in Scandinavian and German paganism through its acceptance as an official religion in the 1970s and its practice today.
Essential Asatru also includes:

  • A complete history of Asatru gods and goddesses, including Odin, Thor, and Ostara
  • The life values, such as honor, truth, fidelity, and hospitality, that shape Asatru's tenets
  • Indispensable information on rituals, rune casting, ethics, and divination

Essential Asatru is an elegant and splendid introduction to a centuries-old religion that continues to enrich and fascinate its followers today.

Trade Paperback | English  |  208 pages | 5 x 8 x 1 IN