Category Archives: Questions & Answers

Aren’t Your Views on Women Antiquated?

Q. Rota: “Coming from a progressive (read; NOT universalist) heathen, I find your views on women and heathenry to reek of monotheist baggage and otherwise antiquated views, not to mention some information on here is either appropriated for your own views/purposes (i.e Freya as only a goddess of pleasure and beauty) or just super made-up… Continue Reading

Aren’t Odinists just Progessive Pagans or Heathens?

Q. Rota: “Coming from a progressive (read; NOT universalist) heathen, I find your views on women and heathenry to reek of monotheist baggage and otherwise antiquated views, not to mention some information on here is either appropriated for your own views/purposes (i.e Freya as only a goddess of pleasure and beauty) or just super made-up… Continue Reading

How do Odinists Connect with the Gods?

Q. Anthony: “How would you say an Asatruar can connect with the gods? Like, how does one pray or carry out the Norse equivalent of worship? I know Asatru view their gods differently than say Christians view theirs.” A. Andrew: You are recognizing the differences between Asatruars and Christians, yet wondering how we as Odinists… Continue Reading

Is Odinism a Literal Belief?

Q. Anthony: I’m curious about the literal extents that modern Asatru follow their beliefs with. What I mean to say is, growing up in this age of information and science, are most modern Asatru followers of the faith on a truly faith-based level, do they only respect and live by the ‘good qualities’ of what… Continue Reading