Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Worldwide News

Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods since Viking age


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 […]

“First Asatru tem­ple in 900 years?”


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”


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 […]