Diana L. Paxson is an American author and priestess with experience in ceremonial magic, neoshamanism, heathenism, paganism, and Wicca. She is known as an Elder in the Troth, an organization dedicated to the reconstruction of the old Germanic religions, and her work has helped to translate, educate, and bring neoshamanism and paganism into the modern world with an inclusive focus.
Odin is arguably one of the most enigmatic and complex characters in Norse mythology. Revered since the Viking Age, Odin has been called the greatest of the gods—the god of words and wisdom, runes and magic, a transformer of consciousness, and a trickster who teaches truth.
This important book by debut author Sonja Sadovsky shines new light on how three captivating minds shaped the course of history. The fantasy novels of Dion Fortune, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Diana L.
One of the challenges facing those who seek to practice Asatru today is that of distinguishing our version of Germanic religion from the perverted vision promoted by the Nazis. Almost without exception contemporary Norse pagans eschew any connection with the Nazis as a political movement.
Throughout history, the uncertainties of life have driven people to seek counsel from prophets, seers, and oracles on everything from love to livelihood: people want to talk to their lost loved ones, heal old family traumas, find out about work, and determine what the future will bring.