The Satanic Bible by Anton Szandor Lavey (1969):
The Satanic Bible was written by Anton LaVey in 1969. It is a collection of essays, observations and basic Satanic rituals, and outlines LaVey's Satanic ideology. It contains the core principles of LaVeyan Satanism and is considered the foundation of the philosophy and dogma that constitute Satanism.
The Devil's Notebook by Anton Szandor LaVey:
Wisdom, humor, and dark observations by the founder of the Church of Satan. LaVey ponders such topics as nonconformity, occult faddism, erotic politics, the "Goodguy badge," demoralization and the construction of artificial human companions.
The Satanic Witch by Anton Szandor LaVey:
Undiluted Gypsy lore regarding the forbidden knowledge of seduction and manipulation.
The Satanic Rituals by Anton Szandor LaVey:
A collection of various historical and fictional "Satanic" rituals compiled by Anton LaVey.
The Order of Nine Angles
The Sinister Tradition by Anton Long:
THE SINISTER TRADITION is an authorized edition of three core works of the Order of Nine Angles: the Grimoire of Baphomet, Codex Saerus, and Naos. The Order is one of the oldest schools to codify Satanic practice, and these texts form the basis of the ONA's hermetic Seven-Fold Way, and the system of Traditional Satanism. Herein is described a way of sinister, predatory spirituality which will challenge its readers to find and defy the limits of self and society. Through the Grimoire of Baphomet, Codex Saerus, and Naos, the initiate learns the basics of the Septenary system, the mythos of the Dark Gods, the basics of Sinister Sorcery, Sinister Chant, the Star Game, and the Seven-Fold Way leading to Adepthood and beyond.
Hostia: Teachings of the ONA by Anton Long:
The present work contains esoteric manuscripts circulated among members of the ONA. HOSTIA contains further details of the sinister tradition of that Order and compliment the information about it already available in the books ‘Naos’, ‘The Black Book of Satan’ and ‘The Deofel Quartet’ as well as that published in the journal ‘Fenrir’. The aim of publishing these MSS is to make the rituals and methods of this sinister tradition available to all those who might be interested. Such publication, as will be evident, enables individual potential to be fulfilled, aiding the emergence of a new Aeon.
Sinister Tales (Volume I) by Anton Long:
This is the authorized anthology of the major fictional works of the Order of Nine Angles. It includes such works as the Deofel Quartet, Breaking the Silence Down, Eulalia, and other short tales, together with an Anton Long essay on deciphering these sinister tales.
The Sinister Way by Anton Long:
For the last four decades, the Order of Nine Angles has offered its initiates a traditional system of occult and sinister training that is designed to create Adepts. This system, if correctly followed, brings the initiate into contact with acausal energies and entities that are outside the realm of mundane experience. This is not an easy process, and not for the faint of heart. This volume presents several of the texts related to pathworking and sinister esotericism from the Hostia volumes, and adds to it the entire Sinister Tarot of ONA’s Christos Beest.
Left Hand Path & Black Magick
Lords of the Left Hand Path by Stephen E. Flowers:
From black magic and Satanism to Gnostic sects and Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way, the left-hand path has been linked to many practices, cults, and individuals across the ages. Stephen Flowers, Ph.D., examines the methods, teachings, and historical role of the left-hand path, from its origins in Indian tantric philosophy to its underlying influence in current world affairs, and reveals which philosophers, magicians, and occult figures throughout history can truly be called “Lords of the Left-Hand Path.”
Raising Hell: A Concise History of the Black Arts & Those Who Dared to Practice Them by Robert Masello:
Here, in one spellbinding volume, is a history of the major occult arts – necromancy, sorcery, astrology, alchemy, and prophecy – as they have been practiced from ancient Babylon to the present day. Raising Hell weaves history with mythology, quotes, anecdotes, and illustrations to provide a vivid chronicle of the evolution of the occult arts. From the origins of the pentagram and the sacred circle, to the incantations of necromancers, to the prophecies of Nostradamus, this definitive source offers a compelling look at the black arts…and those who risked their lives – and some say their souls – to explore them.
The Black Arts: A Concise History of Witchcraft, Demonology, Astrology & Other Mystical Practices Throughout the Ages by Richard Cavendish:
This text describes the practice, theory, and underlying rationale of black magic in all its branches - the summoning and control of evil spirits, necromancy, psychic attack, devil worship, witchcraft, evil charms and spells - as well as other branches of occult theory.
Satan & Lucifer
I. Lucifer: Exploring the Archetype and Origins of the Devil by Corvis Nocturnum
Delve into the many aspects of the evolving archetype of Lucifer, from his multifaceted creation to his almost endearing charm on today s world stage. Explore myths and legends of not only Satan, but what Lucifer represents in our culture and the effects it has had over the centuries from dogmatic repression of pagan beliefs to the fervor during the heights of the "Satanic Panic" of the 1980s and 1990s. Examine the defense of old Nick by the Romantic writers and Anton LaVey's Church of Satan, as well as literature and film s role in redefining his ever-changing guise. Learn the aspects of his origins and see what has been borrowed from other faiths to shape our mental picture of the being known as The Devil. Suspend preconceived notions and look at the evolution of this mythic persona from his origin up to modern times.
The Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots by T. J. Mobley & Gregory Wray
Of all the demons, monsters, fiends, and ogres to preoccupy the western imagination in literature, art, and film, no figure has been more feared--or misunderstood--than Satan. But how accurate are the popular images of Satan? How--and why--did this rather minor biblical character morph into the very embodiment of evil? T.J. Wray and Gregory Mobley guide readers on a journey to retrace Satan's biblical roots. Engaging and informative, The Birth of Satan is a must read for anyone who has ever wondered about the origins of the Devil.
The Quest for the Historical Satan by Miguel De La Torre:
The figure of Satan has for centuries embodied or incarnated absolute evil. Existing alongside more intellectualist interpretations of evil, Satan has figured largely in Christian practices, devotions, popular notions of the afterlife, and fears of retribution in the beyond. Satan remains an influential reality today in many Christian traditions and in popular culture. But how should Satan be understood today?
Hell, Demons & Demonolatry
The History of Hell by Alice K. Turner
A “lively...generously illustrated” (Washington Post Book World) survey of how, over the past four thousand years, religious leaders, artists, writers, and ordinary people in the West have visualized Hell-its location, architecture, purpose, and inhabitants. Illustrations; full-color inserts.
The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology by Rosemary Ellen Guiley:
Brief entries and illustrations introduce topics including individually named demons from a variety of cultures, historical figures, films, and cases of possession.
The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned by Michelle Belanger:
Occult scholar Michelle Belanger has compiled the most complete compendium of demonic names available anywhere, using both notorious and obscure sources from the Western grimoiric tradition.
A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels and Other Subversive Spirits by Carol K. Mack:
A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels, and Other Subversive Spirits is a fascinating exploration of global mythologies. Perfect for the armchair traveler and the intrepid, seasoned demon-spotter alike, this complete guide to subversive spirits offers a behind-the-scenes look at the devilish mishaps, impish irritations, and demonic devastations that punctuate our lives.
The Complete Book of Demonolatry by S. Connolly:
A guide to the practice of Demonolatry specific to alleged generational "family traditions" of Demonolatry and the devisions of the Ordo Flammeus Serpens.
Grimoire Magick & Qabbalah
The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism by Rabbi Geoffrey W. Dennis:
The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic, and Mysticism includes a complete bibliography and helpful sections such as a quick reference glossary of frequently used terms, notes on Hebrew usage and transliteration, an appendix of illustrations, and a list of abbreviations of traditional sources.
Tree of Souls: The Mythology of Judaism by Howard Schwartz:
The first anthology of Jewish mythology in English, Tree of Souls reveals a mythical tradition as rich and as fascinating as any in the world. Drawing from the Bible, the Pseudepigrapha, the Talmud and Midrash, the kabbalistic literature, medieval folklore, Hasidic texts, and oral lore collected in the modern era, Schwartz has gathered together nearly 700 of the key Jewish myths.
Grimoirum Verum (edited by Joseph Peterson):
The Grimorium Verum is one of the most notorious handbooks of black magic -- one of the few that deals openly with spirits of darkness. People have long sought the aid of non-physical beings; the biblical king Solomon in particular had a reputation since ancient times for commanding demons. There are many texts purporting to reveal Solomon's methods, but most are extremely complicated and difficult. Grimorium Verum is one of the easier texts, but also one of the most sinister. It includes a catalog of specific demons and how to draw on their powers. This new critical edition includes a fresh translation based on all the major sources, complete French and Italian texts, and 5 other appendices.
The Goetia: The Lesser Key of Solomon the King: Lemegeton - Clavicula Salomonis Regis, Book I (translated by S. MacGregor Mathers & edited by Aleister Crowley):
Provides a clear and detailed account of the preparations and precautions necessary for the successful evocation of its 72 spirits, which are described in detail. Includes Crowley's "An Initiated Interpretation of Ceremonial Magic," his version of "The Bornless Ritual," Enochian translations of some of the Goetic invocations, an introduction, and notes.
Mystical Qabalah by Dion Fortune:
Dion Fortune's classic, The Mystical Qabalah, explores all aspects of the Qabalah, including the esoteric sciences of astrology and tarot, which form the basis of the Western Mystery Traditions. It provides a key to the practical working of this mystical system for both novice and initiate alike.
Sepher Yetzirah: The Book of Formations (translated by William Wynn Wescott):
One of the earliest known books on the subject of the Kabbalah, the Sepher Yetzirah, the Book of Formations lays the ground work, introduces us to key letters and numerical guides to deepen our understanding of the hidden arts of Abraham and Solomon.
Kabbalah of the Golden Dawn by Pat Zalewski:
How the ancient and mystic wisdom of the Kabbalah impacts on the Order of the Golden Dawn is the focus of this inter-disciplinary book. A true melding of ideology.
Diane vera's Theistic Satanism Website
A collection of essays and resources by Diane Vera pertaining to all aspects of the practice, history and theory of Theistic Satanism.
Venus Satanas' Spiritual Satanism website
Self-described Spiritual Satanist, Venus Satanas, introduces readers to her concept and practice of Satanism.
Satanic International Network
A social networking website catering to Satanists (primarily LaVeyan) and the discussion of Satanism. **Not recommended for genuine Seekers as the discussion tends to be outwardly intolerant of and aggressive towards the practice of Theistic Satanism.
Church of Satan: Official Website
The official website for the Church of Satan - the organisation behind the modern practice of LaVeyan Satanism.
Joy Of Satan
A website with various information pertaining to the practice of Theistic Satanism including rituals and essays. **JOS Ministries is widely known for its radical and atypical interpretations of a number of concepts. Its views should not be taken as representative of Theistic Satanists overall.
Another Satanic social networking website. **Again, this website is not generally friendly towards Theistic Satanists. Account required to access content.