TYR

TYR IS NAMED FOR THE GERMANIC SKY GOD,
THE GUARDIAN OF TRANSCENDENT AND ETERNAL ORDER.

Published annually, TYR celebrates the traditional myths, culture, and social institutions of pre-Christian, pre-modern Europe. It includes in-depth original articles, interviews, translations of essential works by radical traditionalist and anti-modern thinkers, as well as extensive reviews of books, films, music, and the arts.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A RADICAL TRADITIONALIST?
It means to reject the modern, materialist reign of  “quantity over quality,” the absence of any meaningful spiritual values, environmental devastation, the mechanization and over-specialization of urban life, and the imperialism of corporate monoculture, with its vulgar “values” of progress and efficiency. It means to yearn for the small, homogeneous tribal societies that flourished before Christianity—societies in which every aspect of life was integrated into a holistic system.

WHAT WE REPRESENT

Resacralization of the world versus materialism; folk/traditional culture versus mass culture; natural social order versus an artificial hierarchy based on wealth; the tribal community versus the nation-state; stewardship of the earth versus the “maximization of resources”; a harmonious relationship between men and women versus the “war between the sexes”; handicrafts and artisanship versus industrial mass-production.

TYR VOLUME 1

MYTH—CULTURE—TRADITION
EDITED BY JOSHUA BUCKLEY, COLLIN CLEARY, AND MICHAEL MOYNIHAN
Volume 1, 2002, ISSN 1538-9413, ISBN: 0-9720292-0-6, 6″ X 9″ perfectbound, illustrated, 286 pages.

Stephen Edred Flowers on “Integral Culture,” Collin Cleary on “Knowing the Gods” and the anti-modern television series The Prisoner, French philosopher Alain de Benoist’s interview with “new comparative mythologist” Georges Dumézil, Steve Pollington on the Germanic war god Woden, Alby Stone on Indo-European trifunctional themes in Celtic Myth, Michael Moynihan on divine traces in the Nibelungenlied, Nigel Pennick on the Germanic goddess Zisa and the “Spiritual Arts and Crafts,” Annabel Lee on “The Dark Side of the Mountain,” Joscelyn Godwin on the Italian esotericist Julius Evola, Markus Wolff on the early twentieth-century völkisch German poet Hermann Löns, Joshua Buckley’s interview with Ian Read of the English heathen music group Fire + Ice, and over eighty pages of book and music reviews.

TYR VOLUME2

MYTH—CULTURE—TRADITION
EDITED BY JOSHUA BUCKLEY AND MICHAEL MOYNIHAN
Volume 2, 2003-2004, ISSN 1538-9413, ISBN: 0-9720292-1-4, 6″ X 9″ perfectbound, illustrated, 432 pages.

Julius Evola on “The Doctrine of Battle and Victory,” Charles Champetier’s interview with Alain de Benoist, Alain de Benoist on “Thoughts on God,” Collin Cleary on “Summoning the Gods,” Stephen McNallen on the “Ásatrú Revival,” Nigel Pennick on “Heathen Holy Places,” John Matthews on “The Guardians of Albion,” Steve Pollington on “The Germanic Warband,” Michael Moynihan on “Disparate Myths of Divine Sacrifice,” Christian Rätsch on “The Sacred Plants of our Ancestors,” Joscelyn Godwin on Herman Wirth, Peter Bahn on “The Friedrich Hielscher Legend,” Markus Wolff on Ludwig Fahrenkrog, Stephen Flowers on “The Northern Renaissance,” Joshua Buckley’s interview with “technosophical” musicians Allerseelen, and an extensive book and music review section, featuring sidebar interviews with Coil and P. D. Brown.

BONUS CD MUSIC SAMPLER FEATURING: Allerseelen, Blood Axis, Coil, Fire + Ice, In Gowan Ring, Primordial, 16 Horsepower, Waldteufel, and many other innovative contemporary music artists inspired by tradition.

TYR VOLUME 3

MYTH—CULTURE—TRADITION
EDITED BY JOSHUA BUCKLEY AND MICHAEL MOYNIHAN
Volume 3, 2007–2008, ISSN 1538-9413, ISBN-13: 0-9720292-3-0, 6″ X 9″ perfectbound, illustrated, 530 pages.

Thomas Naylor on “Cipherspace,” Annie Le Brun on “Catastrophe Pending,” Pentti Linkola on “Survival Theory,” Michael O’Meara on “The Primordial and the Perennial,” Alain de Benoist on “Spiritual Authority and Temporal Power,” Nigel Pennick on “The Web of Wyrd,” Thierry Jolif on “The Abode of the Gods and the Great Beyond,” Stephen Flowers on “The Spear of Destiny,” Joscelyn Godwin on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, Ian Read on “Humour in the Icelandic Sagas,” Geza von Neményi on the Hávamál, Gordon Kennedy on the “Children of the Sonne,” Michael Moynihan on “Carl Larsson’s Greatest Sacrifice,” Christopher McIntosh on “Iceland’s Pagan Renaissance,” Jónína Berg on Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson, Selected Poems by Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson, Vilius Rudra Dundzila on “Baltic Lithuanian Religion,” James Reagan on “The End Times,” interviews with the stalwart folk singer Andrew King and the modern minnesinger Roland Kroell, Collin Cleary on “Paganism Without Gods,” Róbert Hórvath on Mark Sedgwick’s Against the Modern World, and extensive book and music review sections.

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