By Jennifer Snook
Snook explores the complexities of pagan reconstruction and racial, ethnic and gender identification in today’s divisive political weather. She considers the effect of social media on Heathen collectivities, and provides a glimpse of the realm of Heathen meanings, rituals, and philosophy.
In American Heathens, Snook offers the tales and views of recent practitioners in enticing aspect. She treats Heathens as contributors of a spiritual circulate, instead of easily a way of life reenacting myths and tales of appeal. Her booklet shrewdly addresses how humans build ethnicity in a reconstructionist (historically-minded) religion process without important authority.
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American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement by Jennifer Snook