Manning the High Seat: Seiðr as Self-Making in Contemporary Norse Neopaganisms

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Manning the High Seat: Seiðr as Self-Making in Contemporary Norse Neopaganisms

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Chapter 7 from Magic in the Modern World: Strategies of Repression and Legitimization, edited by Marco Edward Bever and Randall Styers.

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This collection of essays considers the place of magic in the modern world, first by exploring the ways in which modernity has been defined in explicit opposition to magic and superstition, and then by illuminating how modern proponents of magic have worked to legitimize their practices through an overt embrace of evolving forms such as esotericism and supernaturalism.

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978-0-271-07777-2

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

Penn State University Press

Manning the High Seat: Seiðr as Self-Making in Contemporary Norse Neopaganisms


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