SATAN, CHURCH OF


SATAN, CHURCH OF
   an American NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENT founded by Anton La Vey in 1966. Intensely INDIVIDUALISTIC it teaches indulgence, vengeance, physical gratification and the attainment of personal power.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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