Origin of Satanism
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Examples from the Web for satanism
In this information vacuum, something had to feed the beast and, as Leveritt said, “Satanism beat skepticism.”‘Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory’: Its Road to the Academy Awards
February 22, 2012
“Basically, you have to be a Christian to believe in Satanism because you have to believe in the Devil,” he said.Witches Blast O'Donnell
September 20, 2010
We renounce idolatry, witchcraft, and Satanism in our land!Rick Warren's Africa Problem
January 7, 2009
It had besides a fin de sicle flavouring of Satanism and decadence.The Inferno
Illuminism, Cabalism, and even Satanism are still realities.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements
Nesta H. Webster
Now from lofty Mysticism to base Satanism there is but one step.
"For this, basically, is what Satanism is," said Durtal to himself.
Yes, for the time being I am up to my eyes in Satanism with that man.
- the worship of Satan
- a form of such worship which includes blasphemous or obscene parodies of Christian prayers, etc
- a satanic disposition or satanic practices
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Word Origin and History for satanism
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