Originally published 16 June 2009. © Torey B. Scott
You may notice that most of today’s pioneering authors and perpetuators of education on Left-Hand paths are females! In the past, the most notable authors and founders of LHP traditions were visibly male – Michael Aquino (founder of the Temple of Set), Anton LaVey (founder of the Church of Satan) and Peter H. Gilmore (present-day Magus of the Church of Satan) are a few examples.
This male-dominated field is certainly changing!
She is a mention-worthy spiritual (Theistic) Satanist and essayist. Through her website and numerous YouTube video documentary series, she is helping to bring Satanism out of the shadows and into a positive light.
She is one of the figureheads of the Ordo Flammeus Serpens (OFS), an American-based sect of Demonolators and Theistic Satanists. Her book, The Complete Book of Demonolatry can be found on Lulu.com. She is a strong voice in the Theistic Satanism community and runs a large forum for Demonolators on the OFS website.
Diane Vera is quite arguably ‘the’ voice of Theistic Satanism today. She has published numerous highly-detailed essays on the subject at her website and is the founder of the Cathedral of the Black Goat. She also runs an anti-dogma group called The Black Goat Cabal for Theistic Satanists who reject LaVeyans’ claims that they are the only ‘true’ Satanists.
Blanche Barton and Peggy Nadramia
Blanche Barton is the present-day Magistra Templi Rex of the Church of Satan. Peggy Nadramia is the present-day High Priestess of the Church of Satan. Both of these women play very large roles within the Church, and have published numerous essays on a variety of topics pertaining to LaVeyan Satanism.
Essays by Blanche Barton:
Essays by Peggy Nadramia: