[Dead Ideas] “Viking Berserkers”, by B. T. Newberg

 

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They were the howling, shield-biting badasses of the Viking Age! Who were these frightening fighters? What were they really like? We’re exploring not only that but also the entire Viking world in which they lived in our new epic series on Viking berserkers!

Here’s what in store:

  • Berserkers I: Shield-biting badasses of the Viking Age
  • Berserkers 2: Tales of the Viking World
  • Berserkers 3: Shieldmaidens and Badass Women
  • Berserkers 4: Law and Vengeance
  • Berserkers 5: The Duel and the Althing
  • Berserkers 6: The Legacy of the Wolf-warrior
  • Berserkers 7: Why Go a-Viking?
  • Berserkers 8: Finale

Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!

Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff. Custom map by Adam McKithern. Pics, references and more at http://www.deadideas.net.

Image Credit: Rachel Westhoff

Dead Ideas is a podcast delivering history with humor. We explore ideas once believed to be true, but no longer. Each dead idea is explore in all its glorious eccentricity. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcast apps, or at deadideas.net.

The Author

B. T. Newberg

B. T. Newberg:  Since the year 2000, B. T. has been practicing meditation and ritual from a naturalistic perspective. He has served as Education Director for the Spiritual Naturalist Society, where he created an online course in naturalistic spirituality (including Naturalistic Paganism!). His writings can also be found at Patheos and Pagan Square, as well as right here at HP.

He also hosts a podcast called Dead Ideas: The Podcast of Extinct Thoughts and Practices. It explores ideas once believed to be true, but no longer.

Professionally, he was an ESL teacher for 12 years and now works in customer service. After living in Minnesota, England, Malaysia, Japan, and South Korea, he currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife and cat.

After founding HumanisticPaganism.com in 2011 and serving as managing editor till 2013, he now serves as advising editor, and feels blessed to be a part of this community.

After founding HumanisticPaganism.com in 2011 and serving as managing editor till 2013, he now serves as advising editor, and feels blessed to be a part of this community.

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