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An upside down pentagram is Satanic in nature, and witches who are also Satanists are commonly said to practice black magic (Gesy, 1993; Thompson).
PEN was one of Rushdie's biggest supporters when he was forced into hiding after Islamic fundamentalists took out a death decree on him after 'The Satanic Verses' was published.
For example, "a pack of satanic infidel dogs is poised.
Television' s premier purveyor of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll has a long, consistent, and unenviable record of substandard fare, including Beavis and Butthead and innumerable pornographic, violent, and outright Satanic rock videos.
Sure, British rocker Ozzy Osbourne has bitten the heads off bats and been called satanic.
From incest, to outrage against child abduction in the late-1970s and early-1980s, to child pornography and pedophile rings in the mid-1980s, to daycare scandals, ritual abuse, and satanic cults in the early 1990s, we arrived at the current panic over sexual predators.
Fiends Angelical, a satanic ritual set to the Kronos Quartet's recording of George Crumb's Black Angels, couldn't have been more different from Dandelion Wine, set to a verdant baroque concerto by Pietro Locatelli.
Angelology/Demonology in Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses.
In the introduction, Machan, an essayist, university professor and adviser for Freedom Communications-the parent company of this publication-maps out the book's course by negating an affirmation by French writer Charles Baudelaire, "Commerce is satanic, because it is the basest and vilest form of egoism.
Kolbrener's warring angels are the satanic and angelic parties in Milton criticism, the Empsons and the Lewises or, more recently, the "grand whig" Stanley Fish and scholars such as John Rumrich who (with nostalgia for the now) reinstate "a satanic Milton more suitable to the assumptions which inform post-modem critical practices" (109).
Hence the clash which occurred from 1988 onwards between the Western world and the Muslim world in relation to Salman Rushdie's book The Satanic Verses.
David and Valerie Dallimore were accused of satanic abuse by their 21-year-old daughter Rebecca.
But it wasn't the jobs lost in the satanic mills so much as Salman Rushdie's book The Satanic Verses which most upset the Muslims.
Satanism is based on nine Satanic statements which furnish tangible principles for practice (LaVey, 1969).