As a Satanist, much of our philosophy focuses on self exploration. Some of the best ways to solidify your beliefs and learn our history is through reading. What follows is a list of recommended books for Satanists of all levels. You’ll see books we have read at book club, a place for us to strengthen our knowledge of our religion and how we fit into the world. Please also review the TST Reading List

Recommended Reading for The Satanic Temple Houston Congregation

  • The Revolt of the Angels – Anatole France
  • Compassionate Satanism: An Introduction to Modern Satanic Practice – Lilith Starr
  • The Happy Satanist: Finding Self Empowerment – Lilith Starr
  • Speak of the Devil: How The Satanic Temple is Changing the Way We Talk about Religion – Joseph P. Laycock
  • Satanism – Joseph P. Laycock
  • The Little Book of Satanism: A Guide to Satanic History, Culture and Wisdom – La Carmina
  • The Devil’s Death: Your Satanic Companion for Grief and Dying – Shiva Honey
  • The Devil’s Tome: A Book of Modern Satanic Ritual – Shiva Honey
  • The Satanic Bible – Anton Szandor LaVey
  • The Satanic Rituals: Companion to The Satanic Bible – Anton Szandor LaVey
  • United Aspects of Satan: The Black Book – Damien Ba’al, John Buer, Penemue
  • United Aspects of Satan: The Satanic Narratives: A Modern Satanic Bible – Damien Ba’al
  • The Demon-Haunted World – Carl Sagan
  • The Origin of Satan – Elaine Pagels
  • Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s – Kier-La Janisse (Editor), Paul Corupe (Editor)
  • Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive – Kristen J. Sollée
  • The Exorcist Effect: Horror, Religion, and Demonic Belief – Joseph P. Laycock and Eric Harrelson
  • God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question – Why We Suffer – Bart D. Ehrman
  • The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American – Andrew Seidel
  • The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
  • Lords of the Left-Hand Path: Forbidden Practices and Spiritual Heresies – Stephen Flowers
  • Prometheus Unbound – Percy Bysshe Shelley