"Religious and spiritual as I may be, I've always been a fan of euhemeristic interpretation, because it requires a great deal of thought and research to make sense. In that way, it's a rather fun, and potentially very…"
"No need to be embarrassed; you weren't citing the article as proof, you were using it to support the possibility of a similar premise and create discussion.
What reasoning do you have to believe that the Aesir/Vanir conflict would be…"
"It's a very interesting conjecture, and definitely merits some discussion.
According to the article you've linked, Jotunheimen is not the historical name of this place; Wikipedia states that Baltazar Keilhau named this…"
"I'm not sure what I can do to help, but my work with runes has happened in spurts, and many times that I've gotten a deeper understanding of them are when people have asked me to teach them about the runes. Whatever I can assist with,…"
"As a Storyteller, I'm repeating the version that was told to me. The wonderful thing about storytelling is that, as long as the meaning is made, the individual events don't matter at all. Whether it was branches, roots, mystic forces, or…"
"Humans reactions to music (according to a modern understanding of human psychology, an anthropological approach, and the linguistic subtext of much of history) have generally always classified it, at least at first, as a type of magic.
"The earliest version of the story of Odin discovering the runes that I read stated that he looked downward, as he hanged from Yggdrasil, and saw the shapes of the runes in branches that had fallen. In this way, I've always felt that trees,…"
"My introduction to runes was in the third grade. I'd read all the books my elementary school's library had about Greek myths, and my teacher pointed me to D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths. I read the story of Odin and Mimir,…"
The Curriculum of Rune Magick I highly encourage you to build your library starting from these sources. A lot of good stuff is out of print, but these books have stood the test of time and/or popularity. All links go to Amazon, where you’ll find more reviews, similar books and pricing information. Enjoy! The Book … Continue reading Rune Books and Curriculum
Hail, friend! You may know me as Tyriel, author of “The Book of Rune Secrets”, but in every day life, I am simply James. I come to you today seeking support and patronage to bring my recent work on the runes to fruition, using Patreon, at http://patreon.com/jscrawley. I have been a quiet observer of the … Continue reading Tyriel Requests Your Patronage!
Welcome to Rune Secrets! Many of you know me as Tyriel, the admin of Rune Secrets and the author of The Book of Rune Secrets. The Rune Secrets Study Community at http://runesecrets.net started Beta in March of last year, and has since grown a vibrant and active membership base. Now, I am going to conduct a … Continue reading Free Rune Course Beginning March 1st 2012