The big book of runes and rune magic
My thoughts on Edred Thorsson’s The Big Book of Runes and Rune Magic | phuketcarrent.infoI have found Thorsson Stephen Flowers to be a competent writer, knowledgeable and persistent in his worldview. I have not always agreed with him and his interpretations. The simple truth of the matter is, so very little is known about Norse culture, so little has survived. While Gods remain, the ways in which they were worshiped, how their magic was practiced, is lost to the mysteries of time. Thorsson approaches the subject with an almost split personality. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.
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The Big Book of Runes and Rune Magic
Runes are the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work. Here, American runologist Edred Thorsson provides an in-depth guide to the world of runes for beginners and enthusiasts alike. Thorsson's presentation of this powerful system provides a valuable tool for self-development and spiritual transformation. This book includes material from the author's previous books Futhark, Runelore , and Runecaster's Handbook. Edred Thorsson. The Big Book of Runes and Rune Magic : Introduces the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark along with their definitions and mystical properties Explores the historical lore of runes using archaeological evidence to explain where the runes come from, what they mean, and how they evolved Reveals the hidden lore and esoteric dimension of runes, looking at the cosmology of the Old Norse to explain the role runes played and how they were used over time Includes specific sections on rune magic and divination, rune poems, and runic numerology, as well as instructions on how to make your own runes and imbue them with numinous power, arrange the optimum setting for a rune reading, and prepare yourself psychologically and spiritually for casting the runes This book includes material from the author's previous books Futhark, Runelore , and Runecaster's Handbook.
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This is one-stop book shopping at its finest when it comes to rune lore. Thorssen has compiled the best and most popular pieces of his early work, updated and expanded his ideas, and collated them into a single volume that provides everything a person might want to know about the runes.