Month: September 2016

Interview with Lucien Greaves: Why After School Satan Clubs?

Not long ago, a print magazine conducted an interview with Lucien Greaves, spokesperson for The Satanic Temple (TST), about a new TST campaign to place "After School Satan Clubs" in elementary schools where Evangelical "Good News Clubs" have established their own twisted and coercive presence. The published article ultimately contained but a few very brief quotes from the interview. Below is the interview in its entirety. The questions have been paraphrased Interviewer: A question about a Washington Post article which quoted Principal Jose Olivas of the The Roskruge Bilingual K-8 School in Tucson as stating that the After School Satan Club...

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Decoding the symbols on Satan’s statue

BBC News published this excellent article exploring Baphomet & The Satanic Temple over a year ago The name Baphomet The name dates back to the Inquisition and torture of the Knights Templar about 1100 who, according to French chroniclers of the Crusades, confessed to worshipping a heathen idol called Baphometh. Some scholars believe "Baphometh" was simply a corruption of "Mahomet" - the Prophet Muhammad. But over the years as the mystery and speculation around the Templars has grown, so too have the interpretations of the word and its meaning. One elaborate interpretation even drove the plot in Dan Brown's...

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Praise for TST-AZ via Phoenix New Times

In all honesty, calling the Invocation Campaign a 'political stunt' is a little off the mark, but we do appreciate the recognition. We hope that one day the assertion of our Constitutional Rights to be more than just a stunt one day. The Phoenix New Times has rated The Satanic Temple-Arizona Chapter's attempt to give an invocation at Phoenix's City Council Meeting "Best Political Stunt" of 2016. Check out their comments on New Times. Back in February, the Phoenix City council took public comments on TST-AZ's pending invocation that led to a council vote to first cancel prayer at meeting....

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#CelebrateTheFall Phoenix Meet & Greet Event-Liveblog

Tonight! Sept 22nd. Join The Satanic Temple-Arizona Chapter and their Phoenix contingent Phriends of Satan at Bikini Lounge in Phoenix, AZ. This is a meet and greet event for people interested in learning more about TST as well as promote our upcoming Cleansing Event in Bisbee on November 17th. The event kicks off at 8pm local time tonight! If you're in the area stop by and say hey! Not in the area? No problem! Bookmark this page now and come back tonight while some of the Phriends chronicle the evening in real time via the liveblog...

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