117. Devil


See also 114. DEMONS ; 146. EVIL ; 183. GOD and GODS ; 203. HELL ; 349. RELIGION ; 367. SIN ; 392. THEOLOGY .

adiabolist
a person who denies the existence of the devil.
diabolism
1. belief in or worship of the devil.
2. Theology. an action aided or prompted by the devil; sorcery; witchcraft. — diabolist , n .
diabology, diabolology
1. the study of the devil.
2. devil lore.
Izedism
the beliefs of the Izedis, a Mesopotamian sect said to worship the devil. Also Yezdism, Yezidism . — Izedi, Yezdi, Yezidi, n.
monodiabolism
belief in the existence of only one devil. Cf. polydiabolism .
Pan-Satanism
a Gnostic doctrine that the material world expresses the personality of Satan.
polydiabolism
the belief that many devils exist. Cf. monodiabolism .
Satanism
1. the worship of Satan or evil powers.
2. a parody of Christian ceremonies in which the devil is worshiped. — Satanist , n.
Satanophany
the appearance of Satan on earth.
Yezdism, Yezidism
Izedism.

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