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Essential Ásatrú

By: Diana L. Paxson, Isaac Bonewits - foreword
Narrated by: Ann Richardson
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Publisher's summary

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 recognition as an official religion in the 1970s and its widespread acceptance today.

Essential Asatru 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

Essential Asatru is an elegant and splendid introduction to a centuries-old religion that continues to enrich and fascinate its followers today.

©2006 Diana L. Paxson (P)2021 Tantor