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Author Archives: Bil Linzie

Investigating the Afterlife Concepts of the Norse Heathen: A Reconstructionist’s Approach


This paper reviews the modern heathen movement’s commonly accepted beliefs regarding the heathen concept of Afterlife and compares them to what is known about the ancient Germanic sense of Afterlife. The discussion is a continuation of this author’s proposal that the standards of research among modern heathens be at least consistent with standards currently acceptable […]

Uncovering the Effects of Cultural Background on the Reconstruction of Ancient Worldviews


This paper looks at some of the problems inherent in the reconstructing of ancient worldviews by focusing on the Germanic reconstructionist movement.  Specifically, many of the problems revolve around the idea that modern interpretive efforts are complicated by the fact that most reconstructionists have been borne into and raised within an urban environment where the […]

Germanic Spirituality


Germanic heathenry is under fire from within. Although it is a growing religion, most converts are coming from other religions, and with them, usually unknowingly, they are bringing with them baggage from their former religions which becomes entangled into Germanic cosmology which is eroding that cosmology until it is indistinguishable from any of the hundreds […]