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Jan

7

On Theistic Paganism, Doctrine and Hierarchy…

Original title: “ On the Need for Theistic Paganism, Doctrine and Hierarchy; or Against the Murderous, Thieving Hordes of Wiccans By TRISTAN POWERS Among the modern incarnations of Germanic Heathenry is a decentralized, grassroots structure which has given rise to innumerable permutations of religious thought and behavior. Some of these have resulted in strong and

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Jan

3

Sacred Laws

Sacred Laws When someone tries to tell us that there was no concept of sacred law amongst our ancestors, I wonder just what sources they are even looking at. Our forefathers had such a strong sense of divine law it permeates throughout their lore. If you do not believe that there was a sacred law,

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Jan

2

On the strong bonds resulting by Sharing Food and Drink

When King Magnus, perhaps a little by surprise, sought to bind Swein Estridson to subjection as his vassal, he did not only offer him a cloak, but added thereto a bowl of mead. Swein did not put on the cloak, and probably did not taste the mead either; he feared the latter no less than

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Dec

29

Inheritance

….In modern times, inheritance is a question first and foremost of preventing the property from being left without an owner; the general endeavor concentrates upon the providing of a clear and legally defined way for the money to take, along which it can roll according to the law of gravity from man to man, until

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Dec

21

The Ættarbók

About how to build up a Rigsthing for the creation of a Sedian Nation …It is the beginning of a new era, where the descendants of ancient polytheist cultures arise and reclaim their birthright. Our world, our culture, and our traditions were subject to centuries of campaigns to destroy them by foreign creeds and despotic

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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 Tenants of Sedian Belief

                   The Tenets of Sedian Belief 1. We are polytheists, and as such, we believe in the Gods and Goddesses as actual Powers within the natural universe.  We believe that there are many Gods and Goddesses. A forest makes up many individual trees; however, they are interconnected through

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Dec

20

Establishment of an Ætt

A Clan, or Ætt, is established as part of an alliance using a proven method employed by many different organizations, where a probationary period of one year is required; here called The Year of Establishment. However, this period is not designed for us to simply monitor groups and individuals to see if they shall be

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Oct

21

An Excerpt on Germanic Law

“The demand for personal restitution, indeed, is not a thing that life and society merely acknowledge, it is the very innermost secret, the sustaining power itself, in the legislation of the North.”