By Sacred Tension

Speak of the Devil: How the Satanic Temple Is Changing the Way We Talk about Religion

Joseph P. Laycock


A thorough history and analysis of my own religious community: The Satanic Temple.

Anatole France - The Revolt Of The Angels

Anatole France


Canon text for The Satanic Temple.

Children of Lucifer: The Origins of Modern Religious Satanism

Ruben Van Luijk


A brilliant, sprawling history of the origins of modern Satanism. My favorite work on modern Satanism.

We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s

Richard Beck


A history of the Satanic Panic of the 1980's. Required reading for anyone hoping to understand the nature of moral panics.

The Damned (La Bas)

Joris Karl Huysmans


The decadent novel about occultism, sex, serial killers, and Satanism that laid the foundation for the modern fascination with Satanism.