What Is Satanism?

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Satanism begins with Anton Szandor LaVey and the original Church of Satan. There is no better place to begin your inquiry. The Origin of Satanism contains a brief summary.

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Skeptical Inquirer: The Devil in the Details – As Scotland Contemplates Pardoning ‘Witches,’ Eleven Accused of Ritual Abuse in Glasgow by JD Sword

In the latest article for his Skeptical Inquirer column, The Devil in the Details, JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, discusses a recent court case in Glasgow in which eleven people have been accused of ritual abuse. How does this case relate to similar cases from the Satanic Panic? As Scotland Contemplates Pardoning ‘Witches,’ Eleven Accused […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-10-04

Vox Satanae – Episode #553: 16th-20th Centuries – Week of September 26, 2022

Vox Satanae – Episode #553 16th-20th Centuries We hear works by Robert Carver, Giovanni Picchi, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I, Charles Avison, Anton Reicha, Amilcare Ponchielli, Manuel Ponce, and Denis Lorrain. 162 Minutes – Week of September 26, 2022 Stream Vox Satanae Episode 553. Download Vox Satanae Episode 553.
via Church of Satan, 2022-09-26

Exquisite Equinox!

Hail to all you sapient beings who celebrate the Earth’s successive seasons! Here, in the Northern Hemisphere, Fall’s arrival brings cooler evenings with the promise of bountiful harvests to come. The impending touch of frost should, ere long, ignite leaves to blaze with vivid colors. Those in the Southern Hemisphere rejoice in the triumph of Spring’s growth […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-09-22

AIPT Comics Article – ‘Devil in Ohio’: inspired by what true events?

JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, provides several plausible candidates for the real-life Satanic Panic case that inspired Netflix’s new series ‘The Devil in Ohio.’ Click this link to read this AIPT Comics article.
via Church of Satan, 2022-09-16

The Metal Grotto Episode 115 “Thrashing and Moshing Like Mad”

This week, DJ Warlock Hell On Wheels suggests a neckbrace as he serves up thrash from The Big Four, the German Big Three, and others. Only On Radio Free Satan! Stream The Metal Grotto Episode 115. Download The Metal Grotto Episode 115.
via Church of Satan, 2022-09-14