The Old Gods

Which pre-Christian gods were important in Northern Europe and why?

In what way were these gods so important that the people were afraid to let them go when Christian missionaries taught them about the Christian gods: God the Father (Yahweh), God the Son (Jesus), and God the Holy Spirit? Which gods were worshipped where? What were their characteristics? ~Question submitted by Sarah Bowman

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Which pre-Christian gods were important in Northern Europe and why?

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