• Ásatrú for Beginners: A Modern Approach to Heathenry and Norse Paganism

  • By: Melissa Smith
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Montgomery
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

What is Ásatrú? What is heathenism?

Is paganism what mass media portrays it to be?

If any of these questions have ever crossed your mind, or if you’re curious about Ásatrú, you’ve come to the right place.

You’ll learn all about ancient Norse paganism and its modern revival through Ásatrú. This audiobook covers everything from Norse mythology and the Norse pantheon, as well as rituals and practices.

Most importantly, you’ll learn all about the complete freedom Ásatrú offers its practitioners. At its core, Ásatrú focuses on you and your well-being.

Ásatrú is freedom.

It releases us from obligation and aims to foster an open and welcoming relationship between us and the gods we honor.

Ásatrú is not about service or servitude. It is about honoring yourself and those who came before you.

Here is just a tiny fraction of what you’ll discover:

  • The History and Mythology of Ásatrú
  • Key Characteristics of Paganism and Heathenry
  • The Ins and Outs of Heathenry
  • The General Structure of Ásatrú
  • What Does It Mean to Be a Modern-Day Heathen?
  • The Heathen Perspective vs Common Perspectives
  • The Virtues of Ásatrú
  • The Importance of Rituals in Ásatrú
  • And much more!

Would you like to know more? Buy this audiobook now and start this amazing journey

©2021 Melissa Smith (P)2021 Melissa Smith

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Excellent guidence this audio book.

This is an awesome book! So informative only kink is it's so short but I feel like that's also one reason why it's awesome.

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Great audiobook! I totally recommend it!

I loved the book. the book has really given me some guidance to help me find my path as a heathen. I would recommend to any beginner or someone looking to learn more about asatru

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Good book Asatru

Excellent book - outlines a modern and inclusive approach, highlighting Heathenry as a living tradition that's relevant now.

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A great introduction to Ásatrú

The book is a general overview of Norse Paganism and how to put it into practice. I found it eaesy to follow,Things are well explained and always on point.

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Exactly what I was looking for.

As someone who has called myself "Heathen" for quite some time, this is one of the first books written for beginners that I can actually recommend to new and even experienced followers of modern Asatru/Heathenry. For such a quick listen, it covers a lot of areas and has some quality details and information.

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Very comprehensive!

This is my first dive into Asatru, I found this audiobook to be incredibly helpful. Narrator was great!

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An excellent beginning

Good explanation. I studied anthropology of religion and I find the modern paganism an interesting area to further explore

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Engaging and clear

I'm a novice at Paganism and this book clarified lots of questions I had about rituals and asatru practices.

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Loved it

Great introduction to Asatru. The chapter about the virtues of Asatru is one of my favourite. Well narrated.

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An easy yet informative listen

Easy listen, deep enough to not get bored. It’s hard to find informations about norse rituals. Listened twice.

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  • Sam w
  • 12-07-21

Good easy to digest info

as a beginner this was informative without being overwhelming, it didn't use unexplained jargon or or complicate anything, it was a nice easy listen

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  • charliebstars
  • 09-14-21

awesome book

all the info you need to start your path. very well put together and not to lengthy so you could listen to it in one go.

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