Photo Credit: Church of Satan Archives
Magus Anton Szandor LaVey conducting a ritual with a nude altar.

Satanic Theory / Practice

Satanism demands study, not worship. Here you will find the basics of Satanism, policy statements, and essay's by the hierarchy clarifying Satanism and questioning behaviors. The essays, interviews and statements should provoke thought, they should give you a more complete understanding of Satanism while inspiring critical insight required for Self-Actualization.

The Basics of Satanism


Policy Statements


  • Anton Szandor LaVey
    Essays by the founder of the Church of Satan, Magus Anton Szandor LaVey
  • Blanche Barton
    Essays by Magistra Templi Rex Blanche Barton
  • Peter H. Gilmore
    Essays by High Priest of the Church of Satan, Magus Peter H. Gilmore
  • Peggy Nadramia
    Essays by the High Priestess of the Church of Satan, Magistra Peggy Nadramia
  • Great Minds
    Essays by members of the hierarchy of the Church of Satan. Magister Nemo, Magister Michael Rose, Magister George Sprague, Lydia Gage, Reverend R. Merciless, etc
  • In The World
    Poetry, legal texts, comparative and historical texts, even Special Interest Group links.
  • Interviews
    Interviews about Magus Anton Szandor Lavey, Magistra Blanche Barton, and Magus Peter H. Gilmore.