Essential Asatru: Walking the Path of Norse Paganism
Essential Asatru Walking the Path of Norse Paganism Author:Diana L. Paxson 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 journ... more »ey 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« less