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Essential Asatru - by Diana L Paxson (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 224

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Paganism & Neo-Paganism

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Citadel Press

Age Range: Adult

Author: Diana L Paxson

Language: English

TCIN: 76960014
UPC: 9780806540290
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-6529

Description

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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