Iceland building first Norse temple in 1K years

February 3, 2015 4:02 PM

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Iceland building first Norse temple in 1K years

Norse paganism fell by the wayside in Iceland when Christianity swept through some 1,000 years ago. Now a modern movement—which views gods as metaphors with lessons to impart, reports the Guardian—is erecting the first temple to Norse gods since the age of the Vikings.

"I don’t believe anyone believes in a one-eyed man who is riding about on a horse with eight feet," says the high priest of the Asatru Association.

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