Satanism vs Laveyan - What's the difference?

satanism | laveyan |


As nouns the difference between satanism and laveyan

is that satanism is (satanism) while laveyan is a follower of anton lavey (ie, a laveyanist).

As an adjective laveyan is

of or pertaining to of the [[w:church of satan|church of satan, or to his school of satanism.

satanism

English

Noun

(wikipedia) (Wikipedia) (LaVeyan Satanism)
  • Worship of Satan (usually synonymous with "the Devil").
  • Religious groups that follow Satanism include Luciferians and Laveyans .
  • A profession, philosophy, or ideological construct featuring a positive, admirable, or useful association to the figure, character or entity known as 'Satan'.
  • LaVeyan Satanism.
  • Hyponyms

    * LaVeyan Satanism, Luciferian, LaVeyanism

    Usage notes

    * Satanism is not always capitalized in all senses. * Self-identified Satanists typically use the term Satanism'' in senses 3 and 4, and use the terms ''Satanic'' and ''Satanist analogously.

    See also

    * satanic, Satanic * satanist, Satanist

    laveyan

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to of the [[w:Church of Satan, Church of Satan, or to his school of Satanism.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A follower of Anton LaVey (i.e., a LaVeyanist)
  • Coordinate terms

    * English eponyms