What is Satan?

Satan

Satan (Hebrew: הַשָּׂטָן ha-Satan, "the opposer",) is the leader of fallen angels and adversary to God, particularly in Abrahamic religions. In Theistic Satanism, Satan is considered a positive force and deity who is either woshipped or revered. In LaVeyan Satanism, Satan is regarded as holding virtuous characteristics.

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Lucifer In Popular Culture - U.S. Justice
... for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Satan and his servants, who allegedly placed deliberate obstacles in Mayo's path ... In its written opinion, the Court did not deny Satan's existence, but asserted that it was unlikely that Satan was ever present in the Western ... concerning Satan, and the present U.S ...
Religious Beliefs - Satanism
... Main article Satanism Satanic groups have various opinions about Satan, ranging from the conviction that he exists and ought to be worshipped (theistic Satanism), to Anton Szandor LaVey's symbolic interpretation ... This genre regularly describes Satan as actually appearing in person in order to receive worship ...
Satan Live
... "Satan Live" is a 1996 single by Orbital ... Satan Live" was one of Orbital's biggest hits, the CD version reaching number 3 in the UK singles chart (their highest ever position in that chart) while the vinyl version, which overran the time limit for ... The original studio version of "Satan" was released on the III EP in 1990, and on the US version of the album Orbital ...
Leaves From Satan's Book - Plot
... Satan has been cast out from hell and banished to Earth under decree of heaven ... The film follows Satan throughout much of recorded history ... Quoting the movie directly, God said to Satan, "But know thee that for each man yielding to thy temptation the doom upon thee shalt be prolonged by one hundred years, but for each ...
Les Litanies De Satan
... "Les Litanies de Satan" is a poem by Charles Baudelaire, published as part of Les Fleurs du mal ... of the Kyrie Eleison and the Glory Be, parts of the Catholic Mass, or it substitutes Satan for Mary and liturgy directed towards her ... The poet empathises with Satan, who has also experienced injustice and can have pity for those who are outcasts ...

Famous quotes containing the word satan:

    But Satan now is wiser than of yore,
    And tempts by making rich, not making poor.
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    When I reach the shades at last it will no doubt astonish Satan to discover, on thumbing my dossier, that I was a member of the Y.M.C.A.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    No power on earth or above the bottomless pit has such influence to terrorize and make cowards of men as the liquor power. Satan could not have fallen on a more potent instrument with which to thrall the world. Alcohol is king!
    Eliza “Mother” Stewart (1816–c. 1908)