My name is David and I'm just stopping by to introduce myself before I go back to exploring what else AoM has to offer. I was introduced to the site a couple of years ago and read articles from time…Continue
My name is David and I'm just stopping by to introduce myself before I go back to exploring what else AoM has to offer. I was introduced to the site a couple of years ago and read articles from time to time but now I want to become "involved".I'm 27 and from Minnesota. In the fall I got engaged and will be getting married in August. Recently some good male friends have moved away so you could say I've felt a bit of a void in that area. Looking forward to being a part of this community.See More
"The fetishization of old timey stuff throws me. Just got a real bowler, from my grandfather's cache, and it's uncomfortable as hell.
The old days really were pretty crappy as people didn't know any better. Throughout the last…"
"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"