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The Power of an Oath

The Power of an Oath

I consider myself a newbie to Heathenry and am trying to learn from others as I move towards Heathen practice. One way I learn from others is from email lists where like minded people (or sometimes unlike minded people) share experiences, knowledge and personal beliefs about a topic. The topic of oaths recently emerged on...
Symbel: A Great Ritual for a Mixed Religious Crowd

Symbel: A Great Ritual for a Mixed Religious Crowd

Symbel (or sumbel… one of the great things about studying an ancient faith is the non-standardized spelling!) is a Norse tradition that has been written about in various old works from Beowulf to Snorriā€™s sagas, with regional variations in the exact performance and significance thereof. The word itself most likely comes from an Old Norse...