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Thoughts on an idea concerning the origin of the Norse god Thor???

The other day I had a wild idea about Thor.  I was laying down in the dark wondering about some conflict I was having.  Then, in a flash, this idea came to me.  Where it came from I don’t know.  None … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘intermediary god’ and the gradations of god

There is something which I have began to call the ‘Intermediary God’.  This is a god that is really a reflection of some act, position, office, or occupation a person does.  It could be comparable to a ‘patron saint’ of some profession, … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the possible origin and meaning of the Norse god Thor

Thor has always been an interesting god to me.  His wielding the hammer mjollner and throwing it at frost-giants have always interested me.  His great hatred of frost-giants is one of his dominant traits, which makes me wonder:  what, exactly, does all this mean?  … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Norwegian Stave Church and Thor

(Stave Church at Borgund, Norway) I have always loved the Norwegian Stave Church.  I first saw one in the 80’s at Rapid City, South Dakota, in the US, called ‘the chapel in the hills’.  It is a replica of the Borgund Stave Church … Continue reading

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Interesting facts about the Norse god Thor

Thor is one of the three main gods of the Norse.  The other two were Odin and Frey. Thor is described as the “strongest of all gods and men”. Thor is the son of Odin and Iord.  It is also … Continue reading

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