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Read reviews that mention taking up the runes edred thorsson diana paxson study group elder futhark kveldulf gundarsson rune poems freya aswynn complete guide highly recommended great book best book want jp learn helps me to understand highly recommend easy to understand using runes interested in runes well worth learn the runes.

Paxson born is a novelist and author of nonfiction, primarily in the fields of Paganism and Heathenism. In Taking Up the Runes, Paxson delves into the ancient historical meaning of each rune and explains their contemporary uses and meanings.

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However, there is a great deal of information on each Rune. Packaging eiana be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Diana takes a very comprehensive look at the historical and contemporary interpretation of each rune by a wide variety of sources.

I have yet to explore beyond the Rune meanings but I would expect the same detailed information in the other sections. Paxson gets down to business and leads the reader along like a talented scholar. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


That’s how you learn, you know.

Then read this one and you will see what Thorrson, Aswyn and other prominent scholars in the study and application of runes have said in their own books. Taking Thd The Runes is a wonderful workbook for using runes on a psychic, spiritual and magical level. Anyway, the lumping together didn’t distract, but it also didn’t help. Working through this book all of with a class!

I started it because I needed to do some research for a character in the not Nola O’Grady book I’m currently writing, but I found it so impressive that I’ve continued working with it.

It even has exercises you can do to learn the runes that are fun. Instead it should be used as a reference book. I would suggest this book if you are considering on getting into more detail with runes.

I paxsin have given this book five stars, however, I have heard some rues practitioners say that there are some problems regarding the lore ciana of this book. And Paxson describes the runes in an aspect that connects them with the myths of the Nordic Gods.

Any Condition Any Condition. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Oct 10, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: There’s only one of me. Apr 10, Amanda marked it as to-read Shelves: This book, instead, should be used only if you are more than passingly familiar with the old Norse runes.

Taking Up the Runes by Diana L Paxson

In addition to her multiple novels and collaborations, she has written over seventy short stories. When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Product details File Size: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Excellent and comprehensive guide complete with historical and modern interpretations of the Elder Futhark. Last one Free shipping. She writes a regular column for the women’s spirituality magazine, Sagewoman.


Paxson has done a tremendous job of bringing together lore both ancient and modern. Stephanie Richter rated it it was amazing Aug 25, This is not for beginners. It was well worth what I purchased it for. Reading the original rune poems is wonderfully enlightening and allows the individual to get a feel for what the runes might mean on their own, without the modern filter of current authors’ interpretations. It is an essential study of the runes, written well, organized well, and full of interesting information–both historic and occult.

In a series of chapters dealing with rune pairs, readers will learn the historical meaning of each individual rune and their use and meaning now, in contemporary culture. However, I suggest exploring other avenues if you want complete information, as the author has a habit of giving a very feminine-centric perspective.

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Taking Up The Runes: An international heathen organization I am a member of, is using this book for our clergy study program. Melissa Ligteneigen rated it it was amazing Nov 23, I am still exploring this book at this point as it is full of information including history, the meaning of the Runes, and use of Runes in Divination, etc.

Skip to main content. Definitely a must-read for those interested in Norse magics. All of which were beautiful and powerful.

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