The Life and Thoughts of a Modern Day American Heathen

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Sacred Biomes

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Heathenism, Heathenology | 3 comments

I drove across country this past weekend, from central Illinois to the suburbs of Washington, DC.  I passed through many types of terrain on the way to the nation’s capital, from the temperate prairie to...

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Does it Matter What Our Ancestors Would Do?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Heathenism, Heathenology | 2 comments

There is a difference between exhaustively researching the past to find out how our ancestors lived and what they believed, and exhaustively researching the past so that we can live how they lived and believe what...

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Odin’s Ravens!

Posted by on May 2, 2012 in Heathenism, Heathenology | 2 comments

Every Heathen worth his hammer knows Huginn (Old Norse “thought”)...

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From hlautbolli to Chocolate Bowl

Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Heathenism, Heathenology, Sacrifice | 5 comments

We can deny the modern world or somehow accommodate it. Heathenism has changed...

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What is Fate to a Heathen?

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Heathenism, Heathenology | 2 comments

M ost people are likely aware, at least superficially, of the importance of...

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Rush Limbaugh: Nithing of the Month

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Heathenism, Heathenology, Nithing | 14 comments

Awhile back I came up with something I called the Nithing of the Week, a sort...

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What the GOP’s Religion-Heavy Platform Means to Pagans

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in Pagan+Politics | 0 comments

In my latest post on Pagan + Politics I look at the GOP’s religion-heavy...

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A Heathen’s Day View of the Message from Iowa

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in Heathenism | 0 comments

What is the message of Iowa to America’s alternative religions? It is the...

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