Essential Asatru

Essential Asatru : Walking the Path of Norse Paganism

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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 to its acceptance as an official religion in the 1970s. The book 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 This is an elegant and splendid introduction to a centuries-old religion that continues to enrich and fascinate its followers today. Praise for Diana L. Paxson "An accomplished writer . . . I look forward to reading any of Diana Paxson's work." --Marion Zimmer Bradley "A skilled writer." --Publishers Weekly on Priestess of Avalon
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 15.24mm | 210g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0806527080
  • 9780806527086
  • 163,477

About Diana L. Paxson

Diana L. Paxson is a noted fantasy author who collaborated with Bradley on many of her later works, including Priestess of Avalon. She has written twenty books, including the Arthurian series, The Hallowed Isle.
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