Germanic Heathenry: A Practical Guide. Front Cover. James Hjuka Coulter. AuthorHouse, Bibliographic information. QR code for Germanic Heathenry. Germanic Heathenry James Hjuka Coulter, pages An essential volume that captures the true essence of the ageless wisdoms and rich cultural traditions of. Germanic Heathenry: A Practical Guide by James Hjuka Coulter, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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But he doesn’t clearly point out what he is doing, which can be a hindrance to learning about historical heathenry, if the reader doesn’t have some knowledge to begin with – which is another point; he uses some questionable speculations and ideas and Coulter has written a book filled with some useful ideas and perspectives. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Morgan rated it liked it Apr 13, Even with my issues in some parts, I commend Coulter for putting his own perspectives into a practical and down to earth book, that does help spark some ideas in developing a practice.
The problem is, no extant poems even mention the name of Njordr’s wife and the mother of his children besides the fact that the Vanir married their siblings. He’s taken much of the Icelandic god names and switched them their Old High German cognates in order to reflect his Continental focus. Coulter seems to base his beliefs mainly on what is known about the heathen continental Germanic tribes as opposed to the usual ideas that come from the lore and history of Scandinavia and to a lesser extent the British Isles.
Coulter has written a book filled with some useful ideas and perspectives. But he doesn’t clearly point out what he is doing, which can be a hindrance to learning about historical heathenry, if the reader doesn’t have some knowledge to begin with – which is another point; he uses some questionable speculations and ideas and passes them off as being fact.
And given the fact that Nerthus and Njordr are separated by about years, their geathenry is questionable at times. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
About James Hjuka Coulter. Greta rated it really liked it Dec 25, This is good because I think over emphasizing the warrior aspect tends to attract the nerdy role playing sca pretend warrior types who are into dressing up and pravtical Viking instead of spiritual people who are serious about discovering Odinism. Tom Regan rated it it was ok Jun 09, To ask other readers questions about Germanic Guiddeplease sign up.
Which isn’t a huge area of contention, and can be overlooked with ease, if it wasn’t for similar things happening throughout the book.
Germanic Heathenry: A Practical Guide
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Which isn’t a problem in and of itself. My own “bible” of beliefs and inspiration.
Tara Tucker hermanic it liked it May 07, Jeffrey Diehl rated it really liked it Apr 15, Ellie rated it it was ok Feb 24, Ronald Stickney rated it it was ok Jun 30, Rumph rated it really liked it May 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One good thing Coulter does is he emphasizes the home, family, kin and doesn’t really delve much into the warrior side of northern European heathenry.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But little things like that can mislead new folks when they’re learning about heathenry.
Nov 11, Lars rated it it was amazing. This book would probably go over the beginner or person with only a casual interests head real fast but for the true Odinic seeker this book is essential reading. Christopher Plaisance rated it it was ok Oct 30, Rogier Kranenbarg rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Mar 15, Matt rated it liked it. Eoghan Odinsson rated it really liked it Sep 27, I also found his take on the different types of wights and elves very interesting.