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Author archives: Franz

Dec

21

The Ætts

 For years we have been seeking to fully restore our ancient way of life, utilizing various methods in our practice to bring our folk together under a banner of kinship and camaraderie. Because of this, we feel that it is time for us to take the next step into rebuilding our tribal heritage once and for

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Dec

21

The Runelaw

The Runelaw By Mark Puryear Over the past four to five decades, we of the Odinist/Asatru faith have been toiling to develop a working, viable set of traditions that truly reflects the ancestral culture from which this way of life originates. Books have been written, organizations established, magazines distributed, websites built, etc. Throughout this process we

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Dec

21

The Nine Points of Odinic Philosophy

The Nine Points of Odinic PhilosophyAs members of the faith of Odin, it is imperative that we study and develop a strong theological philosophy around our beliefs, so that we can demonstrate to anyone that ours is the more valid, the more logical, and the more reasonable path for our people. Because of this, we

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Dec

21

Seidr is Black Magic

The Norroena Society has promoted the idea that Seidr is black-magic because we look at the sources and see what they say rather than attempt to create excuses to ignore them. This post is not an attempt to go back into the matter, since we feel our argument has been thoroughly represented. However, one thing

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Dec

20

On the Second Merserburg Charm

Scholars have long debated the meaning of the name Phol and the word balderes in this verse. Phol is sometimes interpreted as the male half of an otherwise unattested couple : Phol and Volla. Likewise scholars have argued that the word balderes should be understood as a simple appellation meaning “ lord , ” also

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Dec

20

Investigations on Teutonic Mythology:THE WORLD WAR (continued). THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CONFLICT FROM A RELIGIOUS STAND POINT

THE WORLD WAR (continued). THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CONFLICT FROM A RELIGIOUS STAND POINT  In regard to the significance of the change of administration in the world of gods, Saxo ( Grammaticus) has preserved a tradition which is of no small interest. The circumstance that Odin and his sons had to surrender the reign of

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