Articles in english

The ancient Germanic peoples didn’t have a religion!

23. Mai 2016 | Von | Kategorie: Articles in english

An essay written by Martin Marheinecke, and translated by Cornelis, Thursa and Phoenix[1] (Before the read: Please be aware some of the cited examples may be be more specific to German circumstances. Same goes for the fact, the original German version was written in the Yultide of 2007/2008. Which is some years ago. Some conditions […]



Interesting essay on Heathens in Iceland, the US and Germany

15. August 2015 | Von | Kategorie: Articles in english, Szene

The article informs on the one hand what this „Ásatrú“-thing is at all about. On the other hand it shows what makes Germanic Paganism today – in Iceland, in the United States and in Germany – and how isolated racist, homophobic and nationalist heathens are in reality. „[…]In reaction to statements from the “crazies and […]



Diana Paxson: Taking Up The Runes

5. April 2014 | Von | Kategorie: Articles in english, Bibliothek und Medien, Sach- und Fachbücher

Diana Paxson’s book about runes is another one which had been lying on my „to review“ pile for quite a while. Now, finally, I have read it – and reviewed it. „Taking Up the Runes“ views the runes as holy script signs with which one can do much more than only divination; working with the […]



Christopher Penczak: Gay Witchcraft

16. Dezember 2013 | Von | Kategorie: Articles in english, Bibliothek und Medien, Sach- und Fachbücher

This book has been lying on my „to review“ pile for quite a while. The discussions I had recently motivate me to finish that review now. I don’t remember my motivation when I bought this book some years ago. There was no way around it if I wanted to have a synoptic view of the […]



Some thoughts about Christian privilege

25. Oktober 2013 | Von | Kategorie: Articles in english, Das Odins Auge Projekt

Around Easter 2012, I was annoyed by a public debate about „silent holidays“. (In almost all German states, public dance parties are forbidden on Good Friday and Easter Saturday.) In my opinion, in a state that claims religious neutrality a holiday of a religious community, however big it may be, should not be a reason […]



The myth of the “Aryan tribe”

17. August 2008 | Von | Kategorie: Articles in english

The fair-haired, blue-eyed Aryan settling in Northern Europe and being of superior status due to his genetically pure race was the product of many intellectual influences, e.g. the establishment of the Indo-European Philology to name only one. […]