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Angels fighting against fallen angels during the War in Heaven. Illustration by Gustave Doré for John Milton's Paradise Lost (1866)

Hierarchy of the Devils

In the New Testament, celestial beings were grouped into seven ranks: angels, archangels, principalities, powers, virtues, dominions, and thrones. Christianity describes Satan as a fallen angel who terrorizes the world…

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The Obscene Kiss, an illustration of witches kissing the Devil's anus from Francesco Maria Guazzo's Compendium Maleficarum (1608)

Witchcraft Initiation Rituals

The following text is not reagared as appropriate for modern witchcraft, it is taken from an old textbook of magic. Tbe book describes that there are three grades or degrees in contemporary…

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Witches' Sabbath, an illustration by Martin van Maële, from the 1911 edition of the book La Sorcière, by Jules Michelet

The Black Mass

The black mass combines various elements: belief in a pagan deity stigmatized by Christians as the devil, use of the mass for material ends, and parodies of orthodox Christian ritual.…

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