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The Viking Serpent

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Author Philip Gardiner hosts this documentary exploring the ancient religious traditions of the Norse. The symbols of worship belonging to this ancient people many say, transmogrified with the appearance of Christianity centuries later, to become the evil images of the 666, the serpent, and the pentagram. See the sense of holiness and divinity once contained in these symbols as Gardiner interviews author Harald S. Boehlke, and visits the timeworn Stave Churches and Celtic Churches preserved on the dramatic ...
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Overview

Author Philip Gardiner hosts this documentary exploring the ancient religious traditions of the Norse. The symbols of worship belonging to this ancient people many say, transmogrified with the appearance of Christianity centuries later, to become the evil images of the 666, the serpent, and the pentagram. See the sense of holiness and divinity once contained in these symbols as Gardiner interviews author Harald S. Boehlke, and visits the timeworn Stave Churches and Celtic Churches preserved on the dramatic landscapes of Scandinavia. ~ Cammila Collar
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/18/2008
  • UPC: 883629604848
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Reality Ent
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 88,696

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Disc #1 -- The Viking Serpent: Secrets of the Celtic Church of Norway
1. Chapter 1 [1:35]
2. Chapter 2 [4:16]
3. Chapter 3 [9:23]
4. Chapter 4 [6:47]
5. Chapter 5 [5:59]
6. Chapter 6 [6:53]
7. Chapter 7 [11:36]
8. Chapter 8 [8:37]
9. Chapter 9 [5:50]
10. Chapter 10 [8:56]
11. Chapter 11 [3:08]
12. Chapter 12 [7:49]
13. Chapter 13 [4:07]
14. Chapter 14 [3:54]
15. Chapter 15 [1:05]
16. Chapter 16 [3:01]
17. Chapter 17 [2:12]
18. Chapter 18 [4:37]
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Disc #1 -- The Viking Serpent: Secrets of the Celtic Church of Norway
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Beautiful Scenery and Intriguing Theories

    Along with all of the beautiful scenery of Norway in this film, I must say that I learned some pretty interesting theories after watching The Viking Serpent. I had no idea that Viking Kings and the Celtic Church were involved together. It also felt a bit like a scavenger hunt as we explored old castles, caves and monasteries looking for symbols of "good and evil". Of course, this documentary doesn't claim to be absolute scientific fact, but it was still interesting hearing the theories presented about snakes, pentagrams and the number 666. I really enjoy films that help the viewer stretch their imagination, and this one certainly did!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Loved this DVD but maybe not way it was intended

    Was the world once ruled by a serpent cult? Do they still exist, these Viking/Celtic snake-worshippers? I don't know and I'm not sure I care, but I still found this DVD enjoyable for the fabulous Scandinavian scenery, the romantic history and the feeling of adventure in first-hand discovery.

    With the documentarians, we explore old castles, monasteries and caves, looking for pentangles and snaky iconography, mostly by sea, since this is how one gets around in Norway.

    This isn't science, and the "hidden" symbols this film claims to uncover seem thin at best, but I enjoyed the journey so much that didn't bother me. Especially for Viking fans, and I don't mean the football team.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Questions

    This somewhat controversial film boldly looks at the evil lurking in the most unexpected places and history of the Celtic church. Not my beliefs but interesting viewing.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Compelling Religious Symbols and the Beauty of Norway

    Author Harald Boehlke was planning a vacation when he discovered the Viking Serpent, beginning with two ¿round churches¿ on the same longitude. That begins a discussion of spiritual sites, Vikings vs. Celts vs. Catholics, and journeys over beautiful paths and waterways around Norway. What does it all mean? You¿ll have to make up your own mind.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Viking Serpent

    This is an illuminating discovery made by Harald S. Boehlke. It revealed a pentagram connecting places of worship and that ancient societies worshiped serpents. I was fascinated by the fact that Viking Kings and the Celtic Church were involved together.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Ancient Knowledge is Hidden All Around Us

    This movie really enraged me at first as it discussed what we have been taught to believe as "satanic" really isn't. From the number 666, to the Pentagram this film reveals these as ways to "hide" ancient knowledge from one enemies dating back thousands of years. Incredible stuff!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Love This DVD

    The discovery in this Film is incredible, truly amazing and will really open your eyes to the battle of good and evil that exists behind the veil, probably to this day. This is up there with James Cameron¿s "Lost Tomb of Jesus" in my book.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Stunning DVD

    Stunning footage of Norway, truly breathtaking and quite fun really as you journey to key places in the Norse landscapes to see the immensity and significance behind the film. I don't want to ruin it for you, you'll have to see and enjoy it yourself.

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