Feb 26, 2020, 12:42 PM
Germanic religion, in so far it can be called that, wasn’t in any way centralized. There was no organization and no book every tribe would have. Every tribe’s version could slowly evolve and diverge, especially if they didn’t come into contact. What we have comes from Iceland written after Christianity was already in place. Even though the gods were shared and Odin does appear to be the head of the pantheon everywhere (Tacitus – central European Germanics, Geoffrey of Monmouth – Saxons) but who knows how the personalities and the stories might have differed.
fight fire with fire, and psychopomp with psychopomp.
P, in clarifying the reality of the socio-economic world, turns the wheel of gods, one more rotation back to tyr. law, born of martial culture which domesticates .. a natural response to Fenrir breaking his chains to race across the sky undoing the domestication of our animal nature.
This. This is good.
Yeah, Bill has a thing there. That’s a good thing.