Satanism Today

Autore: James R. Lewis
Editore: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576072924
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A compendium of information on contemporary Satanism covers such topics as Satanic childbearing, the anticult movement, Hell's Angels, Charles Manson, and heavy metal music.

At The Heart Of Darkness

Autore: John Parker
Editore: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806514284
Grandezza: 38,49 MB
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A detailed, comprehensive study of the occult in its modern context. The author reveals the existence of a massive network of occult organizations and delves deeply into the current practices of witches, occultists, black magicians and Satanists. Photographs.

Contemporary Religious Satanism

Autore: Jesper Aagaard Petersen
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1351949063
Grandezza: 75,73 MB
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The Church of Satan was founded by Anton LaVey on April 30, 1966. In his hands, Satan became a provocative symbol for indulgence, vital existence, natural wisdom and the human being's true animal nature. At present, religious Satanism exists primarily as a decentralized subculture with a strong internet presence within a larger Satanic milieu in Western culture. Though most are inspired by LaVey, the majority of contemporary Satanists are not members of the Church of Satan. The various expressions of modern Satanism all navigate in today's detraditionalized religious market through the creative appropriation of popular culture, philosophy, literature and religion. The concrete solutions are varied; but they all understand the power of transgression allying oneself with a most powerful symbol of resistance, namely Satan. Thus, contemporary religious Satanism could be understood as a complex negotiation of atheism, secularism, esotericism and self: A "self-religion" in the modern age. Despite the fascinating nature of religious Satanism, it has attracted little scholarship until relatively recently. This book brings together a group of international scholars to produce the first serious book-length study of religious Satanism, presenting a collection that will have wide appeal to specialists and non-specialists alike. The first part contains broader studies of influential groups and important aspects of the Satanic milieu, especially regarding historical developments, the construction of tradition and issues of legitimacy. The second part narrows the view to regional variations, especially with studies on Northern and Eastern Europe. The third part consists of primary documents selected for their representational and informational value.

The Edge Of Evil

Autore: Jerry Johnston
Editore: W Publishing Group
ISBN:
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Discusses the rise of Satanism in the United States and Canada and examines what parents can do to protect their children

The Devil S Party

Autore: Per Faxneld
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199779244
Grandezza: 51,29 MB
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Twelve scholars present cutting-edge research from the emerging field of Satanism studies. The topics covered range from early literary Satanists like Blake and Shelley, to the Californian Church of Satan of the 1960s, to the radical developments within the Satanic milieu in recent decades. The book will be an invaluable resource for everyone interested in Satanism as a philosophical or religious position of alterity rather than as an imagined other.

Satanism

Autore: Allen J. Ottens
Editore: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823927111
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Presents arguments for treating teen satanic worship as a mental health problem rather than a religious issue and provides information about rituals and symbols, signs of involvement, and the controversy surrounding this topic.

Satan Speaks

Autore: Anton LaVey
Editore: Feral House
ISBN: 1932595570
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The last book of essays by Church of Satan founder LaVey.

Satanism A Beginner S Guide To The Religious Worship Of Satan And Demons Volume I Philosophy

Autore: Brother Nero
Editore: Devil's Mark Publishing
ISBN: 0984210806
Grandezza: 73,88 MB
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In this, the first book in a new series on Traditional Satanism, Brother Nero, an outspoken advocate of the Devil and His ways for over 20 years, focuses on an area of Satanism that few other authors have discussed in detail: the day to day philosophy and lifestyles of those who sincerely worship the Devil. Many topics usually considered too controversial for print in a book such as this are dealt with in a straightforward, easy to understand manner. Some of the many subjects covered in this book are: * Raising children in Satanism * Satanic marriage and sexual relationships * The nature of Satan and Demons * Holy Texts of Traditional Satanism * Al-Jilwah commentary * Daily prayer * Solitary practice vs. joining a Coven This book is a series of essays meant to educate those outside of Satanism about the true nature of the people who practice it, as well as to provide a source of inspiration and spiritual guidance to the Satanic community.

The Encyclopedic Sourcebook Of Satanism

Autore: James R. Lewis
Editore:
ISBN:
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In the public imagination Satanism is associated with bizarre rituals, perverse hedonistic lifestyles, heavy metal music, immature adolescents acting out, horror movies, and rumors of ritual abuse. But what are the facts behind the urban legends and the "moral panics" that periodically sweep the country regarding this countercultural phenomenon? This authoritative reference work gathers together scholarly studies of Satanism and original source material, focusing on two major aspects—organized religious Satanism and the Satanic Ritual Abuse hoax that was prevalent in the 1980s and early 1990s. The contributors first examine modern Satanism, a decentralized movement whose only coherence is based on certain themes that date back to the writings of Anton Szandor LaVey, especially his Satanic Bible. Among other factors, the authors discuss how the emergence of the Internet as a form of communication has created some coherence among disparate groups through cross-reference. Many articles are devoted to the Satanic Ritual Abuse scare, an erroneous belief in a vast underground network of Satanists who were abusing children. For years members of the law enforcement community and numerous therapists, encouraged by the hype of mass media, bought into this panic. Other topics include the role of the media in the perceptions of Satanism and Satanic Ritual Abuse, juvenile delinquency and Satanism, and police pursuit of satanic crime. The volume concludes with primary source material, including a report from the Ritual Abuse Task Force and selections from current Satanism groups. This objective reference work will be useful for professionals in many fields and members of the public interested in sorting out the facts from the myths surrounding this controversial subculture.