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Idunna #99 By The Troth
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"Healing" was the theme of IDUNNA issue #99 (Spring 2014) published by the Troth. Shirl Sazynski gives us a look at the obscure Norse goddess of healing, Eir. Kveldúlfr Gundarsson... More > surveys "healing Traditions in the Heathen North," looking at the evidence for healing herbs and amulets and at general pre-Christian understandings of health, disease, and the beings that caused or cured them. Ben Waggoner translates a section of an old saga, "The Saga of the Sworn Brothers," that gives us a look into battlefield medicine in ancient times, Karen Carlson looks at Old High German healing charms, Diana Paxson also considers the use of old charms, and Rob Schreiwer introduces us to healing plant lore from the Pennsylvania German culture. Su Eaves brings us into the present day with an account of how her Heathen faith and community helped her fight and survive cancer. And as if that weren't enough, this issue's packed with poetry, book and music reviews, news of upcoming events, all our usual columns, and more!< Less
Idunna #99 By The Troth
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"Healing" was the theme of IDUNNA issue #99 (Spring 2014) published by the Troth. Shirl Sazynski gives us a look at the obscure Norse goddess of healing, Eir. Kveldúlfr Gundarsson... More > surveys "healing Traditions in the Heathen North," looking at the evidence for healing herbs and amulets and at general pre-Christian understandings of health, disease, and the beings that caused or cured them. Ben Waggoner translates a section of an old saga, "The Saga of the Sworn Brothers," that gives us a look into battlefield medicine in ancient times, Karen Carlson looks at Old High German healing charms, Diana Paxson also considers the use of old charms, and Rob Schreiwer introduces us to healing plant lore from the Pennsylvania German culture. Su Eaves brings us into the present day with an account of how her Heathen faith and community helped her fight and survive cancer. And as if that weren't enough, this issue's packed with poetry, book and music reviews, news of upcoming events, all our usual columns, and more!< Less
Idunna #98 By The Troth
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Our "German Yule" issue of IDUNNA (Winter 2013, issue #98) focused on winter customs and traditions from Germany. Here you'll find Andreas Zautner's encounter with the Hullefrauen, Ines... More > Hardy's celebration of a heathen Yuletide in the city of Chemnitz, and Leticia Andreas's report on the Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) of Dresden. Michaela Macha reports on the Asatru Ring, a fast-growing Heathen organization based in Frankfurt but with members worldwide, and Rob Schreiwer describes Yule (Yuulzeit) traditions from the Pennsylvania German culture of the United States. Winifred Hodge Rose contributes Part 7 of her continuing exploration of Germanic soul-lore, and Ann Carlson reflects on learning Old High German. Plus you'll find fine seasonal poetry, a tale for children by John Mainer, the usual columns, book and music reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #98 By The Troth
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Our "German Yule" issue of IDUNNA (Winter 2013, issue #98) focused on winter customs and traditions from Germany. Here you'll find Andreas Zautner's encounter with the Hullefrauen, Ines... More > Hardy's celebration of a heathen Yuletide in the city of Chemnitz, and Leticia Andreas's report on the Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) of Dresden. Michaela Macha reports on the Asatru Ring, a fast-growing Heathen organization based in Frankfurt but with members worldwide, and Rob Schreiwer describes Yule (Yuulzeit) traditions from the Pennsylvania German culture of the United States. Winifred Hodge Rose contributes Part 7 of her continuing exploration of Germanic soul-lore, and Ann Carlson reflects on learning Old High German. Plus you'll find fine seasonal poetry, a tale for children by John Mainer, the usual columns, book and music reviews, and more!< Less