Death in Norse Paganism 

Death in Norse Paganism  Death in Norse paganism was associated with varying customs and beliefs. Not only could a Viking funeral be performed a number of ways, the idea of the soul was associated with various notions, as well as of where the dead went in their afterlife, such as Valhalla, Fólkvangr, Hel, and Helgafjell. The soul The...

Modern Paganism

What Is Modern Paganism? Modern Paganism, also known as Contemporary Paganism[1] and Neopaganism,[2] is a collective term for new religious movements influenced by or derived from the various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe, North Africa and the Near East. Although they do share similarities, contemporary Pagan religious movements are diverse, and no...

Neopagan Music

What Is Neopagan Music? Neopagan music is music created for or influenced by modern Paganism. It has appeared in many styles and genres, including folk music, classical music, singer-songwriter, post-punk, heavy metal and ambient music. Interwar period The Latvian neopagan movement Dievturība developed a musical life in the 1930s, focused on the instruments kokles and trīdeksnis, choir...

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Christmas

What Is Christmas? Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ observed on December 25.[9][10][4][11][12] as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.[2][13][14] A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the...

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Date of Birth of Jesus

Date of Birth of Jesus The date of birth of Jesus is not stated in the gospels or in any historical reference, but most theologians assume a date of birth between 6 BC and 4 BC.[1] The historical evidence is too incomplete to allow a definitive dating,[2] but the date is estimated through two different approaches—one by analyzing references...

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Order of Nine Angles

Order of Nine Angles The Order of Nine Angles (ONA; O9A) is a Satanic and Left-Hand Path occult group based in the United Kingdom, but with affiliated groups in various other parts of the world. Claiming to have been established in the 1960s, it rose to public recognition in the early 1980s, attracting attention for its neo-Nazi ideologies and...

What Did Jesus Say About Christmas?

What Did Jesus Say About Christmas? The perfect Christmas tree is bought. Adorned with ornaments and glittering with tinsel, it stands by the window. The stores are crammed with shoppers hunting for presents and the little ones anxiously waiting for Santa. Busy with Christmas fever, wonder did you ever, did...

Origin Of Christmas

Origin Of Christmas The word “Christmas” means “Mass of Christ.” It is pronounced “Christ-Mass” and that, in effect, is true in more ways than one. Jesus Christ, however, has nothing to do with the “Mass” that is connected to his title. Whence comes Christmas, then? This supposedly holy day came...

Christmas’ Pagan Origins

Christmas’ Pagan Origins Who’s the first person you think of when it comes to Christmas. While the religious might say “Jesus”, many others in our secular American society would say “Santa Claus”. And they wouldn’t be completely wrong. Christmas is an example of a religious “holiday” that has little to...

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