A Tentative List of Systems of Religion Applicable to Germanic Religion

Written by Dyami Millarson I have previously discussed how systems of religion may be defined in universal ways despite their particular origins (e.g. Roman, Greek, and so on) and may then again be defined in a particularly Germanic way such that they are useful for understanding Germanic religion (see my article on universal and particularContinue reading “A Tentative List of Systems of Religion Applicable to Germanic Religion”

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”