Essential Asatru: Walking the Path of Norse Paganism
Paperback – December 1, 2006
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
Paxson, Diana L./ Bonewits, Isaac (FRW)Publisher:
Kensington Pub CorpPublication Date:
2006/12/30Number of Pages:
PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: 2006929669