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    DescriptionCalled "The Black Pope" by many of his followers, Anton La Vey began the road to High Priesthood of the Church of Satan when he was only 16 years old and an organ player in a carnival: "On Saturday night I would see men lusting after halfnaked girls dancing at the carnival, and on Sunday morning when I was playing the organ for tent-show evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these same men sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God to forgive them and purge them of carnal desires. And the next Saturday night they'd be back at The carnival or some other place of indulgence. "I knew then that the Christian Church thrives on hypocrisy, and that man's carnal nature will out!" From that time early in his life his path was clear. Finally, on the last night of April, 1966-Walpurgisnacht, the most important festival of the believers in witchcraft-LaVey shaved his head in the tradition of Ancient executioners and announced the formation of The Church Of Satan. He had seen the need for a church that would recapture man's body and his carnal desires as objects of celebration. "Since worship of fleshly things produces pleasure," he said, "there would then be a temple of glorious indulgence ..."


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    Title
    The Satanic Bible
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anton Szandor La Vey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 106 mm
    Height: 171 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 133 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780380015399
    ISBN 10: 0380015390
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.5
    BIC subject category V2: HRQX9
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T General Subject: 590
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24750
    Ingram Subject Code: OPWA
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 299
    Abridged Dewey: 133
    LC classification: BF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    BISAC V2.8: REL020000
    Libri: I-OPWA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: OCC021000
    DC22: 133.422
    BISAC V2.8: OCC016000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: GBC, VXW, QRYM, QRYX9
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    AVON BOOKS
    Publication date
    30 April 1992
    Publication City/Country
    New York