Thursday, July 27, 2017

News & Entertainment


Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods since Viking age

 
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Originally Published Here Icelanders will soon be able to publicly worship at a shrine to Thor, Odin and Frigg with construction starting this month on the island’s first major temple to the Norse gods since the Viking age. Worship of the gods in Scandinavia gave way to Christianity around 1,000 years ago but a modern […]

“Odin in His High Seat”: The Figure Found at Lejre

 
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((Odroerir: The Heathen Journal decided to add yet another feature to our site.  We will be showcasing short blurbs, video clips, and even preserving our facebook posts which contain quotes or interesting information under a category which we have decided to name Mimir.  We just thought it would be catchy to name the place where we […]

“First Asatru tem­ple in 900 years?”

 
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Originally published by Anna Mar­grét Björns­son, amb@mbl.is and Morganblaðið.  Click here to read the original. ((Odroerir: The Heathen Journal note: We wanted to make a few clarifications.  This isn’t the first “Asatru” temple in 900 years.  It’s the first publicly recognized “Asatru” temple in Europe- ever.  Modern day Asatru and pre-Christian Heathenism should not be mistaken for one another. […]

“Coast Guard gives WWII vet a Viking funeral at sea”

 
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Originally Published By Meghann Meyers and “Navy Times”.  Click here to read original. The Coast Guard carries out dozens of burials at sea in a given year, but one World War II veteran got a unique farewell. On Sept. 29, Station Atlantic City fulfilled the final wishes of service veteran Andrew Haines, a New Jersey […]

Welcome To Our New Website!

 
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Welcome to the new website for Odroerir: The Heathen Journal! We’re really excited about what this website has to offer, and what it will potentially develop into over the next few years.  So excited in fact, that we felt it might be a good idea to offer up an explanation of who we are and […]

Keyboard Vikings

 
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Do those facebook groups have you worked up?  

Odroerir interviews Wardruna’s Einar Selvik

 
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Wardruna is probably one of the best known music projects in Heathenism, and for good reason.  Nobody else has yet captured the intense moods and atmospheres that Einar Selvik has managed to encapsulate within the runic concepts of Wardruna’s first installment, Gap Var Ginnunga.  The music is ritualistic, ambient and natural sounding.  The instruments used […]

It’s a Man!

 
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With the imminent release of a 200 page journal full of reconstructionist themed material, we figured we would kick things off with a little humor.