The Metamorphosis of Germanic Folk Religion

Written by Dyami Millarson When the indigenous faith of the Germanic peoples was displaced by an alien faith, the old faith did not suddenly disappear; people neither stopped believing in a diversity of spirits, nor suddenly forgot their old beliefs. Especially considering the fact that almost everyone was illiterate in the Middle Ages and oralContinue reading “The Metamorphosis of Germanic Folk Religion”

Moral Engineering: Does Germanic Folk Religion Assume Man Can and Must Be Changed?

Written by Dyami Millarson Can man be socially engineered according to Germanic religion? Is the goal of Germanic religion to change man? To answer this question, we need to understand the moral ambiguity that pervades Germanic folk religion. Although there is a moral code (code of honour) inherent in Germanic folk religion as it isContinue reading “Moral Engineering: Does Germanic Folk Religion Assume Man Can and Must Be Changed?”