The Northern Way

The Religion of the Northmen

Transcribed by Aaron Myer


> Title Page and Preface


Introductory Chapters
> Chapter 1 (page 1)
> Chapter 1 (page 2)
> Chapter 1 (page 3)
> Chapter 2: The Eddas and Sagas of Iceland (page 1)
> Chapter 2: The Eddas and Sagas of Iceland (page 2)
> Chapter 2: The Eddas and Sagas of Iceland (page 3)
> Chapter 3: The Discovery of America by the Northmen

> Introduction


Dogmas of the Asa-Faith
> Chapter 1: Origin of the World

> Chapter 2: Preservation of the World
> Chapter 3: The Gods and Their Abodes
> Chapter 4: Propagation of Evil; Decline and Fall of the World
> Chapter 5: The Destruction of the Gods and the World
> Chapter 6: Gimli and Nastrond; Regeneration of the World


Exposition of the Asa Doctrine

> Chapter 7: Of the Interpretation of the Asa Doctrine in General
> Chapter 8: Of the Theory of Creation
> Chapter 9: Of Yggdrasill
> Chapter 10: Of the Mythic Divisions of the World
> Chapter 11: Of the Gods (page1)
> Chapter 11: Of the Gods (page 2)
> Chapter 12: Of the Downfall of the World
> Chapter 13: Of the State of Being After Death
> Chapter 14: Of the Destruction and Regeneration of the Gods and the World
> Chapter 15: General View


Influence of the Asa-Faith on the Popular Life and Customs of the Northmen
> Chapter 16: Ministers of Religion
> Chapter 17: The Aesir as Objects of Worship Among the Northmen
> Chapter 18: Inferior Deities as Objects of Worship
> Chapter 19: Images of the Gods
> Chapter 20: Sacred Edifices
> Chapter 21: The Divine Service of the Heathens
> Chapter 22: The Worship of the Dead, and of Natural Objects
> Chapter 23: Oaths; Duels and Berserksgang; ordeals or Judgements of the Gods: Page 1
> Chapter 23: Oaths; Duels and Berserksgang; ordeals or Judgements of the Gods: Page 2
> Chapter 24: Sorcery: Page 1
> Chapter 24: Sorcery: Page 2
> Chapter 25: Exploring the Future; Divination: Page 1
> Chapter 25: Exploring the Future; Divination: Page 2
> Chapter 26: Other Superstitions
> Chapter 27: Influence of the Asa-Faith Upon the National Spirit of the Northmen
> Chapter 28: Decline of the Asa-Faith
> Chapter 29: Appendix I: Page 1
> Chapter 29: Appendix I: Page 2
> Chapter 29: Appendix I: Page 3
> Chapter 30: Appendix II

 

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