Freemasonry vs Satanism - What's the difference?
As a proper noun freemasonry
is the institutions, precepts, and rites of the freemasons.
As a noun satanism is
Fellowship and sympathy among a number of people
Strange customs which resemble Freemasons'.
Worship of Satan (usually synonymous with "the Devil").
A profession, philosophy, or ideological construct featuring a positive, admirable, or useful association to the figure, character or entity known as 'Satan'.
- Religious groups that follow Satanism include Luciferians and Laveyans .
* LaVeyan Satanism, Luciferian, LaVeyanism
* 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.
* satanic, Satanic
* satanist, Satanist