Written via special students from a number of views, this account widens the interpretative scope on non secular lifestyles one of the pre-Christian Scandinavian humans. the faith of the Viking Age is conventionally pointed out via its mythology: the ambiguous personality Odin, the forceful Thor, and the top of the area drawing close in Ragnarök. although, pre-Christian faith consisted of a lot more than mythic imagery and legends and has lengthy lingered in folks culture. Exploring the faith of the North via an interdisciplinary method, the booklet sheds new mild on a few issues, together with rituals, gender relatives, social hierarchies, and interregional contacts among the Nordic culture and the Sami and Finnish areas.

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