Our next book club will be meeting on Monday 12 July and we will be discussing books with a seafaring theme.
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Title:Essential Asatru: A Modern Guide to Norse Paganism
Newly repackaged and updated with a new foreword by the author, this popular guide to Norse mythology is sure to please fans of Neil Gaiman, the popular tv show “The Vikings,” the hit Marvel films featuring Odin and Thor, and the widespread Wicca and Heathen community. 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.