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- Sat, 29 Jun 2019 06:25:30 EST CcwBRGSK No.70727
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Looking for the names of any texts that can be considered a bible for native american religions, animism, shamanism, early wicca, fae, and pantheism

Im a theology buff and it seems that there are no central books for any of these practices outside of bullshit from the new age section written by a bald man who likes cats
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Frederick Gankinridge - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:04:39 EST ylxQEmun No.70728 Reply
you're a pretty shitty theology buff if you're doing that
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Frederick Gankinridge - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:14:53 EST ylxQEmun No.70729 Reply
I'm going to expand on that because otherwise you'll get upset and feel like I'm wrong for telling you you're a shitty theology buff without explaining why and you're somehow justified in being one: basically only the abrahamic religions revolve around central texts. It's pretty basic stuff that anyone describing themselves as a theology buff should definitely know.
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James Duckspear - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 18:53:06 EST CcwBRGSK No.70730 Reply
>>70728
Well ive studied Shinto, Buddhism, zen, Nepalese tantra, sotozen, mahayana, theravada, pure land, Hinduism, Taoism, islam, asatru, zorastrianism, paganism, Greek, roman, indo river ralley, Catholicism, Judaism, Christianity, Rastafarianism, satanism (lavey, jos, and ona), Confucianism, gaia, corellian, and im probably forgetting a couple... I mean whats left?
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James Duckspear - Sun, 30 Jun 2019 18:54:14 EST CcwBRGSK No.70731 Reply
>>70729
Yes in terms of a holy or single important text.
I mean to included texts that are just of high value to the practice. Wasnt implying what you thought I meant
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David Winnerstock - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 18:44:35 EST CcwBRGSK No.70735 Reply
>>70733
NO. I wasnt, Please go kill yourself if youre going to just be an assholistic idiot
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Sidney Blupperset - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 19:07:41 EST ylxQEmun No.70736 Reply
>>70735
>Looking for the names of any texts that can be considered a bible for native american religions, animism, shamanism, early wicca, fae, and pantheism
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David Piffingnun - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 03:13:09 EST CcwBRGSK No.70737 Reply
>>70736
Dude I could literally name books with the word "bible" in the title that do not qualify as such.
Pardon my single word error in my sentence, but if youre going to be such a fucking dick about it, i really do hope you die of plague
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Wesley Smallfuck - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:51:48 EST ylxQEmun No.70741 Reply
>>70737
yeah but none of those would be considered a bible would they you absolute fucknugget
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Alice Pickfoot - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:19:27 EST l6rlhZPZ No.70742 Reply
>>70741
WHO FUCKING CARES?
Give me some goddamned more important than average literature on the subjects I listed and you may as well think of what to call that type of text while youre at it because fuck all if I know
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Wesley Smallfuck - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 17:16:07 EST ylxQEmun No.70744 Reply
>>70743
don't shoot the messenger it's not my fault you're an idiot
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David Piffingnun - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 18:11:07 EST CcwBRGSK No.70746 Reply
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>>70744
Yeah im just going to beat my head into the keyboard until I pass out from fluid loss...

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John Bagglegold - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 21:39:59 EST pyv38Bpq No.70747 Reply
OP confirmed dumb. and getting emotional. i think i saw you getting really upset in anothe thread but i forget which board
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Phineas Blythefuck - Tue, 02 Jul 2019 22:25:48 EST CcwBRGSK No.70748 Reply
>>70747
I have seen all 134 of matthew santoro's fact videos. I know at-least five thousand things not counting absolutely everything else I know.
You're just infuriatingly unhelpful.
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Samuel Brookgold - Wed, 03 Jul 2019 04:52:13 EST ylxQEmun No.70750 Reply
>>70748
That's nothing, I always read the facts on the lid of my Snapple. I must know at least five thousand and one things by now.
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Phineas Blythefuck - Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:06:00 EST CcwBRGSK No.70751 Reply
>>70750
All I have to say to that is, you must really drink a lot of snapple
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Edward Cledgeridge - Thu, 04 Jul 2019 10:02:43 EST t1pEpGJV No.70753 Reply
>>70752
Why because it's not working?
That's just dumb
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George Tootbanks - Mon, 12 Aug 2019 18:01:34 EST zR9FrLFw No.70848 Reply
There are none. I don't think you understand how difficult it is to establish a textual canon. You need to:
  1. Have a complex writing system,
  2. Be unified as a culture enough for a set of common beliefs to be distilled from various folk practices,
  3. Be centralized enough as a society for one book to be established as canon to the exclusion of other books,
  4. Not have your culture be stamped out by Christian missionaries,
  5. Avoid genocide,
  6. Feel the need to write all this down when oral culture is better.

The closest you're going to find to what you want is the Eddas and the Aztec codices. The Eddas are a guide to LARPing as an Icelandic pagan that got written about a hundred years after the actual pagans were all dead, and the Aztec codices are a bunch of incomprehensible picture books. Bon appetit, retard.
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George Tootbanks - Mon, 12 Aug 2019 18:10:26 EST zR9FrLFw No.70849 Reply
>>70848
For the sake of being constructive, I should add:
There's a good number of any of those still around, so if you want to learn, you'd be better off asking someone who actually practices than dicking around at a library.
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Hamilton Bliggleforth - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:34:19 EST wmb9TOdw No.70855 Reply
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>>70727

In the Koran, Christians and Jewish people are called "the people of the book", and you are forbidden to mess with them or try to convert them because they are already worshipping God... it's kind of a defining feature of those 3 religions that they are dogmatic and set their stuff in stone, where as proper religions are flexible and when you destroy them they reimmerge again because they are inextricably linked to the culture where they originate from, can't exist outside that culture, and will never die as long as that culture exists. The bible, the torah, and the Koran need to be written down because they are spread to all different cultures and have no connection to reality
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Eliza Gennershaw - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:11:28 EST DC37WLkl No.70859 Reply
Whew what is even going on here.
I´m not sure you did your work though OP, Wicca is not that old, and you should have gotten some leads without even leaving the first page of googles search results.
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Henry Chamblepack - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 07:54:32 EST pyv38Bpq No.70867 Reply
>>70855

That's an interesting perspective. What then would you classify as a culturally bound religion? Like Shinto or Confucianism? Hawaiian ancestor veneration? Genuinely curious.
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George Gabbleshaw - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:07:56 EST I8WA4pMn No.70900 Reply
>animists, shamans, indigenous people
You and I both know those people didn't write books so why are you asking for them? Check out "The Falling Sky" by Davi Kopenawa Yanomami it's the closest thing to what you want.
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Martha Toothall - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:42:21 EST MK2qi/sb No.70901 Reply
ya'll niggas are dumb. like, did you all forget that you don't need to be a believer in a religion to document and write about that religion?
Snorri Sturluson is a major source of our understanding of norse religion, yet he was a christian living in a christian country.
OP's question isn't that outlandish. all it would require is some outsider spending some time with some native americans and writing down their stories while getting high as shit around the campfire.

sorry OP I can't help you. the only "native american" religious text I've read so far is the Popol Vuh. It's pretty wild and unique.
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Nathaniel Fanhall - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 19:58:48 EST ylxQEmun No.70902 Reply
>>70901
>ya'll niggas are dumb. like, did you all forget that you don't need to be a believer in a religion to document and write about that religion?
what does that have to do with what text can be considered a bible for that religion?
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Isabella Bennerfun - Mon, 09 Sep 2019 01:35:12 EST BJwojJWC No.70922 Reply
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If OP is still here and looking for books:

Black Elk Speaks was Black Elk's sharing of the Lakota people's culture and beliefs. He shared these things in hopes that they would be saved for posterity. It is his life story as a medicine man and events surrounding the Wounded Knee Massacre. So it doesn't start with something like the world was created by the gods in this way over 7 days, or whatever. It's okay and I think the best you'll get about most Native Americans beliefs.
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Walter Bibblestat - Wed, 06 Nov 2019 06:40:23 EST 4LCWqwHR No.71106 Reply
Why not Michael Aquino?
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Eugene Clabbercocke - Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:24:00 EST YKVvVDXo No.71123 Reply
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When I was a child my mom bought me a book called Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. It was just a Native American story, but it seemed to be describing how their existential beliefs function. I think they had a very oral tradition, told around the camp fire. Could be wrong, mang.

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