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God in Flames, God in Fetters: Loki's Role in the Northern Religions

God in Flames God in Fetters Loki s Role in the Northern Religions No figure in Norse mythology is as controversial as Loki Contemporary Heathenry is divided over how to treat him Is he a bringer of freedom and enlightenment or an agent of destruction Was he ever ho

  • Title: God in Flames, God in Fetters: Loki's Role in the Northern Religions
  • Author: Stephan Grundy Ben Waggoner
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • No figure in Norse mythology is as controversial as Loki Contemporary Heathenry is divided over how to treat him Is he a bringer of freedom and enlightenment, or an agent of destruction Was he ever honored in the old days and is it a valid Heathen practice to worship him now Stephan Grundy brings all the resources of modern scholarship to bear on the controversy over LNo figure in Norse mythology is as controversial as Loki Contemporary Heathenry is divided over how to treat him Is he a bringer of freedom and enlightenment, or an agent of destruction Was he ever honored in the old days and is it a valid Heathen practice to worship him now Stephan Grundy brings all the resources of modern scholarship to bear on the controversy over Loki s place in modern Heathenry.

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    1 thought on “God in Flames, God in Fetters: Loki's Role in the Northern Religions

    1. Succinct and good ideasWhile there is little research to back up worship of Loki, there is just as much research of worship of other gods. In fact there is little information period about some of the gods that are worshipped. Most poignant is that the culture of our heathen ancestors was vastly different from our own; the dichotomy of good and evil simply doesn't exist so shoving Loki into a framework of the carried-over (and also badly understood) Christian evil-worker or Satan is ignorant to t [...]

    2. Very good analysisThis is an excellent analysis of Loki's roles in religious tradition and offers a nice solution to the integration of this controversial figure in current gatherings.

    3. NOTE: I am not entering into the debate on if Loki was or was not worshiped. I am critiquing a book and the theories presented in the book.I will admit I was intrigued by this recently released book and ordered it as soon as it came out. Knowing the author I was expecting a fairly bias and non-objective treatise on the subject what I got what just that.As you read it is apparent that objectivity was not Mr. Grundy's goal. When presenting multiple theories the one he prefers, and which supports h [...]

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