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How to use the Middle Pillar Meditation
So how do we use this system called the Qabalah? In my last essay I gave a meditation called the Middle Pillar. This is a meditation I have been practicing for the past five years, and will admit that for the first four I had no idea that I was working with a...
Magick >> Qabalah
A Basic View of Paganism or Bambi Pagansim
"You people are all so nice! I like the idea of Paganism, but I don't think I could be that nice all the time." The writer was genuinely perplexed and driven to ask me if it is really possible that Pagans, Witches and Wiccans really lived such...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
A Germanic Pagan Looks at the Ten Commandments
Once, the Ten Commandments were by law posted in schoolrooms in the great Commonwealth of Kentucky and other places around the USA. Now, efforts are being made to post them here and elsewhere. Most folks in these parts seem to think that's a great idea....
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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EUROPEAN PAGANISM: The realities of cult from antiquity to the
account of German religion (1956) and to so much of the commentaries in the huge .... were at least as 'civilised' as much of the Christian Middle Ages and if it.
Handout - Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Major named gods of Germanic paganism were significant part of the collective .... hallmark of early medieval Christianity i.e.
Conversion to Christianity in early medieval Ireland - Department of
22 On early medieval pagan Europe more generally, see James Palmer, .... practices of pre-Christian cults among Germanic peoples, so can medieval Irish.
Topics/Pagan Europe/Christian Aftermath - UCSD Department of
The Middle Ages is sometimes characterized as an “Age of Faith,” a time of ... Late, post-conversion descriptions of Germanic pagan beliefs and customs [PDF].
Britain's Pagan Heritage A Review of Ronald - Virtual World Project
became a largely Christian island in the Early Middle Ages, as the preceding belief .... that at least one minor error crept in; Hutton uses the Old Norse name of  ...

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The Remarkable Persistence of the Green Man
St. Stephen's Church in the Welsh town of Old Radnor bears a carving of the Green Man, a ubiquitous medieval motif of a head crowned with leaves and vines. Credit Photograph by Alex Ramsay / Alamy.
What Lost Ancient Work Would Historians Most Like to Recover?
Charlemagne had a whole book of ancient Germanic epic poetry that unfortunately his son destroyed because the stories in it were “pagan.” It's likely that the earliest ... Middle Ages: Was the ius primae noctis ever actually exercised?
The Christian History of “Pagan” Easter
Similarities with pagan practices may exist, but the most direct links come from the medieval Christian world. The Easter bunny is perhaps the biggest exception. Once again, however, a pagan goddess is not the root of this tradition.
Decoding Scalia's Secret Hunting Society, From Jägermeister to Medieval Heresy
St. Hubert is the Germanic patron saint of hunters and fishers. He is perhaps most famous as ...
History Channel's hit 'Vikings' off and running in season 4
In the same episode, Aslaug's husband, King Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), leads a Viking army in its first siege of medieval Paris. During peace talks with the Parisian military commanders, Lothbrok demands to be baptized so he can see his Christian ...

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Germanic paganism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[edit]. In 1000 AD, Iceland became nominally Christian, although continuation of pagan worship in private was tolerated. Most of ...
Germanic religion and mythology |
Mar 19, 2014 The end of paganism. Germanic religion and mythology, complex of stories, lore, and beliefs about the ... Classical and early medieval sources.
Early Middle Ages Germanic Pagan Customs | The Classroom
There is no denying that Christianity was a unifying force in the medieval world. Although hordes of Germanic invaders conquered much of Northern Europe in ...
Germanic Languages and Germanic Paganism
Jun 11, 2015 An introduction to the reconstruction of Germanic Pagan religion based ... By the Middle Ages, these languages had become the vehicle for a ...
The Principal Germanic Gods
According to pagan conception, Wodan is the ruler of the world, wise and skilled in .... In the Middle Ages a great popular court was still held there, linked to the ...

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