The Satanic Bible




What is the Satanic Bible?

The Satanic Bible

Author: Anton LaVey
Pages: 272
Publisher: Avon Books
First edition: 1969
ISBN: 9780380015399

The Satanic Bible is a collection of rituals, essays, and philosophical teachings of The Church of Satan.

Contents

Early editions of The Satanic Bible included numerous dedications to people such as Friedrich Nietzsche, P.T. Barnum, Mark Twain, Howard Hughes, Marilyn Monroe, George Orwell, H.G. Wells, and Harry Houdini. Modern versions have a dedication page that reads: "To Diane" and also contain a 10-page introduction by Peter H. Gilmore, the current high priest of the Church of Satan.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface
Prologue
The Nine Satanic Statements

The body of the book is divided into four parts.






(FIRE)
- BOOK OF SATAN -

The Infernal Diatribe

(AIR)
- BOOK OF LUCIFER -

The Enlightenment

I. Wanted!: God—Dead or Alive
II. The God You SAVE May Be Yourself
III. Some Evidence of a New Satanic Age
IV. Hell, the Devil, and How to Sell Your Soul
V. Love and Hate
VI. Satanic Sex
VII. Not all Vampires Suck Blood
VIII. Indulgence... NOT Compulsion
IX. On the Choice of a Human Sacrifice
X. Life After Death Through Fulfillment of the Ego
XI. Religious Holidays
XII. The Black Mass

(EARTH)
- BOOK OF BELIAL -
The Mastery of the Earth


I. Theory and Practice of Satanic Magic: (Definition and Purpose of Lesser and Greater Magic)
II. The Three Types of Satanic Ritual
III. The Ritual, or "Intellectual Decompression," Chamber
IV. The Ingredients Used in the Performance of Satanic Magic:
1. Desire
2. Timing
3. Imagery
4. Direction
5. The Balance Factor
V. The Satanic Ritual:
1. Some Notes Which are to be Observed Before Beginning Ritual
2. The Thirteen Steps
3. Device Used in Satanic Ritual

(WATER)
- BOOK OF LEVIATHAN -
The Raging Sea


I. Invocation to Satan
II. The Infernal Names
III. Invocation Employed Towards the Conjuration of Lust
IV. Invocation Employed Towards the Conjuration of Destruction
V. Invocation Employed Towards the Conjuration of Compassion
VI. The Enochian Keys and The Enochian Language

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