hex49.jpg
hex66.jpg
hex75.jpg
hex82.jpg
hex85.jpg
hex88.jpg
hex91.jpg
hex94.jpg
hex97.jpg
hex100.jpg








Who We Are


Although "Heathen" is now generally accepted as denoting any non- believer of Judeo-Christian dogma, it originally applied to a specific group of dissenters... those who held to the native religion of Northern Europe. These people had no word for non-believers, since they were tolerant of different faiths, but the early Christian converts needed a name for those who resisted forced conversion. The most vociferous dissenters were those who lived far from the early urban strongholds of ecclesiastical power, out on the heath lands. Thus the heathen, or dweller on the heath, became the maligned rival of a philosophically insecure religio-political power. Proud of our accomplishment in remaining close to nature and our Gods and living a life of honor, we enjoy the name Heathen.