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Idunna #104 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #104 (Summer 2015) focused on runes—the letters used by pre-Christian and later Germanic and Scandinavian peoples for both mundane and magical purposes. Ann "Gróa"... More > Sheffield leads off with her essay on Mimir and the runes, Diana Paxson writes about runes used in healing and for protection in travel, and Ben Waggoner presents translations of two Icelandic compilations of runes and magical symbols (galdrastafir). We have poetry from Laurel Mendes, Michaela Macha, and Ron Rowand-White, a short story from Diana Paxson, news from the Heathen community, our usual columns, and more!< Less
Idunna #104 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #104 (Summer 2015) focused on runes—the letters used by pre-Christian and later Germanic and Scandinavian peoples for both mundane and magical purposes. Ann "Gróa"... More > Sheffield leads off with her essay on Mimir and the runes, Diana Paxson writes about runes used in healing and for protection in travel, and Ben Waggoner presents translations of two Icelandic compilations of runes and magical symbols (galdrastafir). We have poetry from Laurel Mendes, Michaela Macha, and Ron Rowand-White, a short story from Diana Paxson, news from the Heathen community, our usual columns, and more!< Less
Idunna #103 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #103 (Spring 2015) was our "Heathen Culture" issue. Erik Goodwyn leads off with an article on the importance of culture-building in Heathenry. Ben Waggoner reflects on culture, myth,... More > and the music of Rush in his essay "Closer To The Heart", and John T. Mainer writes about the world-accepting theology of Heathenry. John Mainer also contributes the short story "Lessons of a Hammer." Su Eaves and Connor McMahan discuss the very real cultural problem of alcoholism from a Heathen-centered perspective, and Dan Campbell looks at living with a chronic medical condition. Lorrie Wood defines "Heathen cultures" in yet another way, as she looks at how to culture lactic acid bacteria to make delicious traditionally fermented sauerkraut and other pickled vegetable. And we also feature poetry from Hilary Ayer and Ben Waggoner, news and events from all over the Heathen world, herbalism, book reviews, all the usual columns, and more!< Less
Idunna #103 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #103 (Spring 2015) was our "Heathen Culture" issue. Erik Goodwyn leads off with an article on the importance of culture-building in Heathenry. Ben Waggoner reflects on culture, myth,... More > and the music of Rush in his essay "Closer To The Heart", and John T. Mainer writes about the world-accepting theology of Heathenry. John Mainer also contributes the short story "Lessons of a Hammer." Su Eaves and Connor McMahan discuss the very real cultural problem of alcoholism from a Heathen-centered perspective, and Dan Campbell looks at living with a chronic medical condition. Lorrie Wood defines "Heathen cultures" in yet another way, as she looks at how to culture lactic acid bacteria to make delicious traditionally fermented sauerkraut and other pickled vegetable. And we also feature poetry from Hilary Ayer and Ben Waggoner, news and events from all over the Heathen world, herbalism, book reviews, all the usual columns, and more!< Less
They Walk With Us By john T. Mainer
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Can holy blessings be found in a box of donuts? Can an angry, grieving skinhead learn to become a peacemaker after a chance encounter with a strange old lady? Can a rock in a leather bag help a... More > wounded soldier's spirit heal? The Gods of old still walk the world. They can still be found, if you know how to look. And they bring blessings and challenges, suffering and healing, to those who can find them. In this collection of short stories, John T. Mainer explores how the ancient Gods might still be found, and how they might bless us as our paths cross theirs. From war-torn Bosnia and Afghanistan, to the peaceful green hills of British Columbia and the bustle of downtown Vancouver, he shows us how—perhaps—we might find them today. Even the most ordinary of places can turn out to be not so ordinary at all. . . and even the most ordinary-seeming person could turn out to be a God in disguise.< Less
They Walk With Us By John T. Mainer
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Can holy blessings be found in a box of donuts? Can an angry, grieving skinhead learn to become a peacemaker after a chance encounter with a strange old lady? Can a rock in a leather bag help a... More > wounded soldier's spirit heal? The Gods of old still walk the world. They can still be found, if you know how to look. And they bring blessings and challenges, suffering and healing, to those who can find them. In this collection of short stories, John T. Mainer explores how the ancient Gods might still be found, and how they might bless us as our paths cross theirs. From war-torn Bosnia and Afghanistan, to the peaceful green hills of British Columbia and the bustle of downtown Vancouver, he shows us how—perhaps—we might find them today. Even the most ordinary of places can turn out to be not so ordinary at all. . . and even the most ordinary-seeming person could turn out to be a God in disguise.< Less
They Walk With Us By John T. Mainer
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Can holy blessings be found in a box of donuts? Can an angry, grieving skinhead learn to become a peacemaker after a chance encounter with a strange old lady? Can a rock in a leather bag help a... More > wounded soldier's spirit heal? The Gods of old still walk the world. They can still be found, if you know how to look. And they bring blessings and challenges, suffering and healing, to those who can find them. In this collection of short stories, John T. Mainer explores how the ancient Gods might still be found, and how they might bless us as our paths cross theirs. From war-torn Bosnia and Afghanistan, to the peaceful green hills of British Columbia and the bustle of downtown Vancouver, he shows us how—perhaps—we might find them today. Even the most ordinary of places can turn out to be not so ordinary at all. . . and even the most ordinary-seeming person could turn out to be a God in disguise.< Less
Idunna #102 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #102 (Winter 2014) focused on "Children" as its theme. Ben Waggoner described what we know about Viking-era children's games and toys. From a more modern perspective, we have... More > Chrystiannia's instructions for making yarn dolls, Su Eaves on how to raise Heathen kids, and Jay Stratton on a childhood teacher's influence on his Heathen practice. We have stories for and about children from Ben Waggoner, Steve Abell, and Laurel Mendes, and poetry from Vicky Rowden, Diana Paxson, and Michaela Macha. Plus we have Jennifer Lawrence's herbalism column, Laurel Mendes's recipes for the perfect Yuletide ham, book reviews, news and views, and more!< Less
Idunna #102 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #102 (Winter 2014) focused on "Children" as its theme. Ben Waggoner described what we know about Viking-era children's games and toys. From a more modern perspective, we have... More > Chrystiannia's instructions for making yarn dolls, Su Eaves on how to raise Heathen kids, and Jay Stratton on a childhood teacher's influence on his Heathen practice. We have stories for and about children from Ben Waggoner, Steve Abell, and Laurel Mendes, and poetry from Vicky Rowden, Diana Paxson, and Michaela Macha. Plus we have Jennifer Lawrence's herbalism column, Laurel Mendes's recipes for the perfect Yuletide ham, book reviews, news and views, and more!< Less
Idunna #101 By The Troth
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Idunna #101 (Fall 2014) focused on valkyries as its theme -- the female figures in Norse mythology who are said to choose the souls of slain warriors to go to Valhöll or Valhalla. Stephan Grundy... More > leads off with an except from his book _The Cult of Ódinn_, discussing what is known of the valkyries in the ancient lore. Sara Axtell discusses the supernatural beings in the "Helgi cycle" of poems, and Ben Waggoner contributes a translation of the Old Norse poem "Hrafnsmál" and a translation of the spooky "Tale of Thidrandi and Thorhall." Seanan McGuire's incredible short story "Homecoming" and John Mainer's "Helm of Awe-some" give you plenty of fiction to enjoy, and there's poetry from Ann Gróa Sheffield, Finn McMillan, Michaela Macha, and Hilary Ayer. And we've also got our usual columns, news of Heathen happenings, book reviews, and more!< Less