On the Divinity of Earth and Heaven

Written by Dyami Millarson We are wont to say ‘heaven and earth’ in Modern English, ‘heiven an yird’ in Modern Scots, and ‘hemel en aarde’ in Modern Dutch. Despite the fact that people might be inclined to think that the close association of heaven and earth is non-Germanic, this association is actually Germanic. However, theContinue reading “On the Divinity of Earth and Heaven”

A Brief Introduction to Nenets Folk Religion

Written by Dyami Millarson Nenets folk religion or polytheism has also been called Nenets shamanism and Nenets animism (*1, *2, *3, *4, *5, *6, *7, *8, *9, *10). Not unlike Northwestern European polytheism, a characteristic feature of Nenets polytheism is blood sacrifice, particularly in their case the sacrifice of reindeer to the Gods (*6, *8,Continue reading “A Brief Introduction to Nenets Folk Religion”