Loki & Polytheism

A very good blogpost about the importance for polytheists to free themselves from a monotheistic world view.

Heathen Woman

Laine Delaney has posted a new article about Loki on her patheos blog, The Lady’s Quill, and that post can be found here.

I thought it was a good article that raised a a good point. The point she made was that it can be difficult for American Heathens who grow up in a predominantly Christian culture to transition into a polytheistic worldview. That actually echoes what I’ve been reading in the book I mentioned previously, “The Deities are Many: A Polytheistic Theology,” by Jordan Paper.

In the introduction, he states, “Due to the mind-set of singularity normative to monotheistic thinking, it is difficult for beginning Western researchers of polytheistic traditions to understand that in these traditions the numinous are actually multiple. For example, a few years ago I was at an international religious studies conference in South Africa. Several graduate students studying African religions approached me regarding their problems in comprehending…

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About Amber Drake

AKA Darkamber.
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3 Responses to Loki & Polytheism

  1. Kyaza says:

    Thanks for reblogging this. I’m always astonished when people think my work is good enough to share with others. 🙂

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