COMPASSIONATE SATANISM: An Introduction to Modern Satanic Practice


Discover the benefits of nontheistic Satanism, the dynamic religion taking the world by storm!

Get started with this comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to modern Satanic practice by an experienced Satanic insider. Drawing on years of leadership in The Satanic Temple (now with over 300,000 members worldwide), award-winning author Lilith Starr demystifies the rapidly-growing religion based on compassion, reason, and justice and provides a clear road map for building Satanic practice. Learn to tap into your own power, create your own unique, meaningful religious practice, stand up against tyranny and oppression, and find a supportive Satanic community that accepts you just as you are. With a Foreword by Lucien Greaves, Co-Founder of The Satanic Temple. 

The guide also includes a collection of Satanic ritual scripts, a number of interviews with practicing Satanists, and a section on Satanic holidays. Perfect for beginners or Satanic sophisticates alike!

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The Happy Satanist by Lilith Starr

THE HAPPY SATANIST: Finding Self-Empowerment


From Harvard to heroin and back to wellness: these essays chronicle Lilith Starr's inspiring story of recovery and healing in the face of insurmountable odds. In the philosophy of nontheistic Satanism, she finally found the inner strength needed to beat a lifetime of addiction and depression. Now she shares the secrets she learned on her Satanic journey back to well-being.

Discover the positive, life-changing power of Satanism for yourself! Learn the truth behind the common misconceptions about Satanism, and how to tap into the deep reservoir of personal power we all have inside.



Check out Lilith's blog for thoughtful, well-written explorations of Satanic ideas. Articles include a growing collection of interviews with many different Satanic practitioners about various aspects of their Satanic practice ─ learn about building Satanic altars, creating Satanic art, choosing a Satanic pseudonym, coming out as a Satanist to friends and family, and more. READ BLOG >


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About the Author:


Using her perspective as an experienced Satanic insider, author Lilith Starr writes about modern nontheistic Satanism as exemplified by The Satanic Temple. Her first book, The Happy Satanist: Finding Self-Empowerment, is part of The Satanic Temple's Recommended Reading list and has been featured by Satanic book clubs across the globe. Her second book, Compassionate Satanism: An Introduction to Modern Satanic Practice, is the first book to explore personal Satanic practice as pioneered by The Satanic Temple. In 2020, she was awarded The Satanic Temple's first Anatole France Literary Excellence Award for her writing. 


In addition, Starr is also a pioneer in Satanic leadership and community-building. In 2014, she founded The Satanic Temple of Seattle, one of The Satanic Temple's first five Chapters. She served as its Chapter Head until 2019, building it from just a handful of people into a large, thriving Satanic community. Her writings on Satanic community-building have helped many other Satanic Temple Chapters get their start as well. 


Starr holds a B.A. with honors in English Literature and Language from Harvard University and an M.A. in Journalism and Communications from Stanford University. She lives in Seattle with her husband Uruk Black.