The Satanic Bible claims the heritage of a horde of evil deities--Bile', Dagon, Moloch, and Yao Tzin to name a few--but these ancient gods have no coherent connection between each other or to Satanism, except that all have been categorized by Christianity as "evil." Calling on these ancient names like a magician shouting, "Abracadabra," LaVey attempts to shatter the classical depiction of Satanism as a cult of black mass and child sacrifice. As the smoke clears, he leads us through a surprisingly logical argument in favor of a life focused on self-indulgence. The Satanic Bible is less bible and more philosophy (with a few rituals thrown in to keep us entertained), but this philosophy is the backbone of a religion that, until LaVey entered the scene, was merely a myth of the Christian church. It took LaVey, and The Satanic Bible, to turn this myth into a legitimate public religion. --Brian Patterson
It's not all about killing and animal sacrifice, but rather a way to live a good productive life.
The thing i find most fascination is that one could not exist without the other, as you will see in reading this book.
Anton LaVey stresses throughout the book Satan does not exist in the Christian definition of the word.
This book didn't exactly turn out as I thought it would, I found the book to be kinda basic. A lot of people say Anton LaVey used Ayn Rand thoughts and philosophy but that is... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Mark Dougherty
was interested to read about something different. very interesting and slightly funny book. It was in excellent quality and looks just like the picture shown.Published 13 days ago by Megan guess
Lines up with personal philosophies perfectly. Combine with meditation and use with caution.Published 14 days ago by William K. Davenport
Very pleased with my new Satanic Bible, I had wanted one for years. It arrived on time, it's brand new and exactly as described. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Gail Runlikehell
The sum of the law is "Do as thou wilt." Do whatever you want, as long as you don't hurt anyone--that's the only law. You are a free will moral agent created in God's image. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian Rupe
Love it. It makes me feel proud to own it. I really recommend it. Great buy I am a proud Satanist.Published 1 month ago by Joshua Kory Robert Ragin