Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Samaritan Colorado 2010 Willis, Connie. "Samaritan " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1979); pg. 219. "He [Esau, the orangutan] put the short thumb outside and across the fingers, then moved it straight up, then tucked it inside, all very methodically.

'S-A-M-' Natalie spelled. 'Oh, he means the good Samaritan, that was our Bible story last week. He has forgotten the sign we made for it.' She turned to Esau and dropped her flat hand to her open palm. 'Good, Esau. Good Samaritan.' She made the S fist and tapped her waist with it twice. 'Good Samaritan. Remember?'

Esau looked at her. He put his fist up again and out toward Reverend Hoyt. 'S-' he repeated, 'A-M-A-R-' He spelled it all the way through.

Natalie was upset. She signed rapidly at Esau. 'Don't you remember, Esau? Good Samaritan. He remembers the story. You can see that. He's just forgotten the sign for it, that's all.' She took his hands and tried to force them into the flattened positions for 'good.' He resisted.

'No,' Reverend Hoyt said, 'I don't think that's what he's talking about. "

Samaritan Connecticut 1960 King, Stephen. Hearts in Atlantis. New York: Scribner (1999); pg. 189. "'Quite the Good Samaritan, aren't you?...' "
Samaritan galaxy 2198 Panshin, Alexei. Rite of Passage. New York: Ace Books (1973; first ed. 1968); pg. 205. "He said, 'Have you ever heard the Parable of the Good Samaritan?'

'Yes,' I said. I've always read a lot.

'The point of the story be that at times good will come even from low and evil men. But there be books that say the story has been changed. In the true version, the man by the road been the Samaritan, as bad a man as ever been, and the man that rescued him did good even to such a one. You may be of the Ships, but I don't like to see children hurt. So I treat you as the Samaritan been treated.' "

Samaritan Italy 1939 Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 69. "'...Your private congregation seems to be composed of more gypsies and Jews than Gentiles. Your papal missionaries to Turkey and the Mideast always seem to have numerous detours.'

'Europe is not safe for many of God's wayward children. It is my duty as a Good Samaritan to rescue as many as possible so that they may one time be able to return to the fold like the prodigal son of the gospel parable...' "

Samaritan Nevada: Las Vegas 1992 Powers, Tim. Last Call. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1992); pg. 233. "'...he wasn't just a Good Samaritan, pulling over to help...' "
Samaritan Ohio 1999 Willis, Connie. "Epiphany " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 267. "I should stop, Mel thought, but he was already past, and picking up hitchhikers was dangerous. He had found that out when he'd preached a sermon on the good Samaritan last year. 'Let us not be like the Levite or the Pharisee who passes by the stranded motorist, the injured victim,' he had told his congregation. 'Let us be like the Samaritan, who stopped and helped.'

...'I cannot believe you told people to pick up hitchhikers!' Dan Crosby had raged. 'If one of my daughters ends up raped, I'm holding you responsible.'

...somehow he couldn't imagine the Good Samaritan with a cell phone. " [More, pg. 267-268, 310.]

Samaritan United Kingdom: England 2054 Willis, Connie. Doomsday Book. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 172. "'...Christ spent his life healing the sick... just as he cured the Samaritan leper.' "
Samaritan United Kingdom: London 1995 Ryman, Geoff. 253. New York: St. Martin's Press (1998); pg. 173. "Last night he got drunk and sorry for himself. He rang the Samaritans. This acted as a lightning rod for his depressions. After ringing, he walked out into the cold night and looked at the stars. "
Samaritan USA 2020 Dick, Philip K. & Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1976); pg. 141. "'I know one of them. He is here to do the Christian thing. Be a handy samaritan and look over my shoulder afterward. And I need him. The price is right, whatever.' "
Samaritan world -720 B.C.E. Anderson, Glenn L. The Millennium File. Bountiful, Utah: Horizon Publishers (1986); pg. 27. "In approximately 720 BC., during the seventh year of the reign of Hoshea, king of Israel, the Asyrians overran Samaria. Then they swarmed into northern Israel to complete their conquest. "
Samaritan world 30 C.E. Anthony, Piers. Vision of Tarot. New York: Berkley Books (1985; 1st ed. 1980); pg. 150. "'She told of Jesus among the Samaritans and brought her relatives and friends to see him... The Samaritans were mixed people from many eastern lands, settled in Israel by the Assyrians after the Israelites were carried away. They brought in their own forms of worship, but when they suffered plagues they converted to Judaism, intermarried with Jews, and claimed descent from Abraham and Moses. This annoyed the regular Jews, and relations between the two cultures became bad. So it was quite significant when Jesus met a Samaritan woman and converted her though she was of ill repute...' " [Book has other refs., not in DB.]
Samaritan world 1983 Powers, Tim. The Anubis Gates. New York: Ace (1983); pg. 61. Good Samaritan
Samaritan world 1997 Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 187. "...such theories captivated Jesus no less than the ambiguities raised by the Good Samaritan or the Barren Fig Tree. "
Samaritan world 2000 Barad, Judith & Ed Robertson The Ethics of Star Trek. New York: HarperCollins (2000); pg. xi. [Non-fiction book. Three lines are quoted in epigraph from the episode titled 'Samaritan Snare'.]
Samaritan world 2010 Willis, Connie. "Samaritan " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1979); pg. 229-230. "'Have you thought, as my archbishop would say... about what our dear Lord would do?'

'You mean, 'Who is my neighbor? And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves.' Esau said that, you know. When I asked him if he knew that God loved him he spelled out the word Samaritan.'

'I wonder,' Moira said thoughtfully. 'Did he mean the good Samaritan or--'

'The odd thing about it was that Natalie'd apparently taught him some kind of shorthand sign for good Samaritan, but he wouldn't use it. He kept spelling the word out, letter by letter.'

' 'How is that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria?' '


'John 4. That's what the Samaritan woman said to Jesus at the well.' " [Also, pg. 232.]

Samaritan world 2039 Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 156. "'I see you're interested in our Samaritan.'

Braemar had been trapped before she could get out of sight. The drunk jerked his head at her. 'Barearse Wislon.'

'I thought she was British.'

He laughed. 'I thought you Americans read the Bible. Our Samaritan, she doesn't quite worship on the right mountain. But she's generous when a chap's in need. You'll be all right there.' " [More about 'the Samaritan,' pg. 170.]

Samaritan world 2176 Dietz, William C. Steelheart. New York: Ace Books (1998); pg. 17. [epigraph] "Samaritan, n, a person who comes to the aid of another "
Sami Europe 865 C.E. Harrison, Harry. The Hammer and the Cross. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 126. "'You're on the wrong side. I know your mother's English. That's true of half the men in the Army. English, or Irish, or Frankish, or Finnish or Lapp for that matter. But blood goes with the father...' "
Sami Finland 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 323. "'University of Chicago. I started in social anthropology--ethnobotany. Then I went to NYU for grad school. Knocked around for a while, finally got a grant to make a television film about the Sami--my mother's American, but my father's form Finland. Do you know who they are? Laplanders, you would probably call them, aborigines. They call themselves Sami. Those who are left,' she added. 'I wanted to go on, to make more films. Only of course they do everything with computers now, so there's no audience for location films...' "
Sami France: Paris 1738 Suskind, Patrick. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1986; c. 1985); pg. 56. "People even traveled to Lapland, up there in the north, with its eternal ice and savages who gorged themselves on raw fish. "
Sami Groombridge Dyson D 3131 Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 321. "...cast to Groombridge Dyson D... its people--mostly Suni [sic] Muslim engineers from the failed Trans-African Genetic Reclamation Project--stubbornly refused to die during the Fall, and ended up terraforming Groombridge Dyson D into a Laplandic tundra world with breathable air and adapted-Old Earth flora and fauna, including wooly mammoths wandering the equatorial highlands. "
Sami Sweden 1988 Batchelor, John Calvin. The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica. New York: Dial Press (1983); pg. 70. Pg. 70: "...a young colony filled with political and fratricidal refugees from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Lapland, Normandy, and other Norse kingdoms washing by the North Sea. "; Pg. 111: "...had once been some of Thord's best smugglers, a Laplander named Skyeless and a grizzly little man whom Orri called Tall Troll. "
Sami Switzerland 2045 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 233. "...and asked them questions about Switzerland... 'He's part of our Christmas. Sami Claus comes to all the houses one by one, you see, and he has an assitant, the Boogen, who wears a cloak and a hood and carries a big bag. Sami Claus asks the parents how the children have been that year, and the parents show him the ledger, the record you know. And if the children have been good, Sami Claus gives them presents. But if the parents say the children have been bad, the Boogen sweeps them up in his bag and carries them away...' "; Pg. 234: "'A story only... like the canals, or Big Man. Or Sami Claus.' "
Sami United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 172. "'Do you all come here from different places?'

'Well, in parties, of course. There are some here from Siberia, some from Lapland and I can see one or two from Iceland.' "

Sami United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 197. "'...Even Man has a few varieties like the Esquimaux and the Gypsies and the Lapps and certain Nomads in Arabia, who do not do it [war], because they do not claim boundaries...' "
Sami world 2025 Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 192. "'...speaking in tongues?'...'glossolalia'... Pagan Greeks did it... Chukchi shamans, Lapps, Yakuts...' "
Sami world 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 447. "...strolled through encamptments of Ashantis, Kurds, Armenians, Navajos, Tibetans, Senderos, Mormons, Jesuits, Lapps, Pathans, Tutsis... "
Sami world 2200 Heinlein, Robert A. Double Star. New York: Ballantine (1986; first ed. 1956); pg. 156. "I realized later--he represented the Lapps, including all the reindeer and Santa Clause, no doubt. He was also ordained in the First Bible Truth Church of the Holy Spirit... "
Samoan Hawaii 1994 Simmons, Dan. Fires of Eden. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1994); pg. 80. "Norman Mailer and Ted Kennedy are regulars, as is Senator Harlen. They like the Samoan bungalows and to be left alone. There's a painted coconut at each bungalow and if you set it on the steps, no one bothers you--not even to deliver mail. "
Samoan Samoa 1944 Horne, Lewis. "The People Who Were Not There " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1973); pg. 61. "Finding a box in the bottom of a pile, he told us to pull it out: mission. Opening it, he handed us a small smelly Bible. We couldn't read it.

'That is printed in Samoan,' he said. 'My mission was to Samoa. Look at this picture.'

He showed us six white-suited men, standing on a beach, palm trees behind. The young men stared, stiff, composed, and steady-eyed.

'That one... that one is me...' " [Other refs. to Samoa in story, not in DB.]

Samoan Samoa 1980 Maggin, Elliot S. Superman: Miracle Monday. New York: Warner Books (1981); pg. 65. "...must have been reminiscent of the impression physicians had when they began to note the herbal therapy practiced by Ozark healers, or the reaction of anthropologists to social customs of the natives of Samoa. "
Samoan Samoa 1998 Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 63. "...and irresistibly as a company of modern artillerymen might subjugate Samoa... "
Samoan Samoa 2546 Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: HarperCollins (1999; c. 1932, 1946); pg. 235. "'...By the way, Mr. Watson, would you like a tropical climate? The Marquesas, for example; or Samoa? Or something rather more bracing?' "
Samoan USA 1958 Knight, Damon. "Thing of Beauty " in The Best of Damon Knight. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1976; c. 1958); pg. 118. "Or he would set it [the drawing machine] for 'Love,' and then various interesting times and places--ancient Rome gave him some spicy ones, and Samoa was even better. "
Samoan USA 1963 Grimwood, Ken. Replay. New York: Arbor House (1986); pg. 5. "His desk. He scanned the books stacked there: Patterns of Culture, Growing Up in Samoa, Statistical Populations. Sociology 101. "
Samoan world 2075 Kress, Nancy. Beggars in Spain. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 287. Pg. 286: "Leisha turned immediately to his wife, Ada, a slim Polynesian girl who smiled shyly. Ada still had trouble with English. "; Pg. 287: "His wife. She came from one of the South Pacific voluntary cultural preserves. Ada was slim and brown, with long lustrous black hair and a habit of ducking her head when anyone addressed her. She spoke no English. She was 15 years old.

Leisha had welcomed her, set about learning Samoan, and tried to hide the fact that she was hurt to the heart. " [More, pg. 286-287, etc, but no other refs. to her Ada's ethnicity by name.]

Santeria California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 96. "'...And Rastafaria paraphernalia, Santeria stuff! Your office smells like a church, and looks like some kind of ignorant Mexican fortuneteller's tent!' "
Santeria Caribbean 2180 Anthony, Piers. Vision of Tarot. New York: Berkley Books (1985; 1st ed. 1980); pg. 47. "Brother Paul had flirted with the Caribbean Santeria, or regional Voodoo cult, while on a quest for his black ancestry, and found it both appalling and appealing. The chicken-disemboweling rituals, roach-eating, and mythology of incest revolted his white middle-class taste, but the sincerity of the serious practitioners and the religion's obvious power over the masses satisfied his youthful need to belong. Later, as a Brother of the Holy Order of Vision, he had dealt on a professional level with Santeros, or Witch-Doctors, and found them generally to be as concerned and knowledgeable about the needs of believers as were Catholics priests, medical doctors, or psychiatrists. Folk medicine thrived on in Voodoo. The Holy Order of Vision did not hesitate to refer a troubled person to a reputable witch-doctor when the occasion warranted it. These were true faith-healers of modern times. "
Santeria Haiti 2048 Bear, Greg. Queen of Angels. New York: Warner Books (1994; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 368. "'Pardon my curiosity, but I thought this was a florist's--'

''It is,' the woman said. 'But we get a call around here for santeria and vodoun goods, herbs, that sort of thing. We cater to oriental mystery patrons... You name it, we can get it.' "

Santeria New York: New York City 1995 Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 297. "'Then some bodies start to show up. Mutilated bodies. No single MO, the killings are all over the map, but a lot of the victims are homeless men. Sometimes homeless women. And a lot of kids. I mean, like runaway boys who're hustling or whatever. Some people say it's Santeria; maybe even Anton LeVey's people. But then the Santeria folks say No way, this isn't them at all, and even the other guys, the Satanists, get pissed off! That's when I started to take a professional interest...' "
Santeria USA 1995 Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 276. "'...the local media and the national news are talking about ritual murders. They're talking covens, they're talking witches, Satanic rites . . .'

...'Well, let them talk. Remember Freedom of Religion, Elspeth? Remember the Santeria Decision?'

...'This isn't about freedom of religion, Angelica! This is ritual murder--' "

Sarakole Niger 2022 Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 309. "'...We gladly shelter any ethnic group in need--Bambara, Marka, Songhai. . . . We have quite a large contingent of Sarakole, who are not even Nigeran nationals.' "
Sarmatian Riverworld 2008 Farmer, Philip Jose. To Your Scattered Bodies Go. New York: Berkeley Medallion Books (1971); pg. 150-151. "This was a length of shore of not more than twelve miles, inhabited by fifth-century B.C. Sarmatians and thirteenth-century A.D. Frisians. " [aka Sauromatians or Sarmatae]
Sarmatian United Kingdom 1360 C.E. Dickson, Gordon R. The Dragon on the Border. New York: Ace Books (1992); pg. 40. "'How to explain? James, even you must have heard of King Arthur.'

'Heard of him?' said Jim, annoyed. 'I studied the Arthurian legend. He was either a myth or a series of myths which were originally thought to be Celtic, but which new evidence indicates may have migrated west with the Roman soldiery from as far as the steppes of South Russia, from the myths of an ancient people there, the Sarmatians--' "

Sarmatian world 333 C.E. Drake, David. "Dragons' Teeth " in Dragon Tales (Isaac Asimov, ed.) New York: Ballantine (1982; c. 1977); pg. 25. "A dozen Sarmatian wagons were hulking to war him into the twilight. Their wheels of uncured oak, gapped and irregular at the fellies, rumbled complainingly as they smashed stiff grass and bushes into the unyielding soil.

A smile of grim satisfaction brushed Vettius's lips as the Sarmatians approached. He did not touch the bow that lay beside him; it was still too soon... Among the Sarmatians the whole family traveled together, even to war. The children and nursing mothers huddled inside the wagons. So did the warriors; their work, like that of the horses tethered behind each wain, was yet to come. " [Other refs. throughout story, not in DB.]

Sarmatian world 1956 de Camp, L. Sprague. "Aristotle and the Gun " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1956); pg. 55. "Alexander still marched to the Indus but failed to die at thirty-two on his return. IN fact he lived fifteen years longer and fell at last in battle with the Sarmatians in the Caucasus Mountains. "
Satanism California 1982 Godwin, P. Waiting for the Galactic Bus. New York: Doubleday (1988); pg. 58. "A crucial aspect, Coyul knew. In a careless moment a few years back, he'd appeared in slacks and an izod to a cult of California Satanists. They threw wine bottles at him. "
Satanism California 2000 Schow, David J. "Blessed Event " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 216. "It would have been an easier ride if Solos had come with satanic jailhouse tattoos and the usual hot-seat tough talk. "
Satanism California 2005 Gibson, William. Virtual Light. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 149. "'...homeless... they're on the street... they're like king-hell satanists...' "
Satanism California 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 96. "The California Senate race eclipsed the presidential campaign briefly today when the incumbent Reverend-Senator Cliff Jacobs (New Right Collation [sic]) denounced his opponent, Raven Starwater (Earth Powers Collective) as a Satanist.

'The 'Earth Powers Coop' are a bunch of hippie-freak Satanists who smear the sanctity of this High office,' said Jacobs before a supportive crowd. 'If Ms. Starwater looked into her crystal ball, she'd see who's going to win this election: good always triumphs over evil.'

In a press conference at Earth Powers headquarters in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, Reverend Starwater denied allegations that her organization has ever tolerated an unrecognized religious group, such as Satanists. For her own religious beliefs, she said, 'My citizenship card is valid...' "

Satanism California: Los Angeles 2005 Gibson, William. Virtual Light. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 18. "'But he was also a member of Adult Survivors of Satanism, and they are starting to take an interest in this case...' "
Satanism California: Los Angeles 2005 Gibson, William. Virtual Light. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 23. "...Reverend Fallon's rants about witches, devil-worshippers, and the living power of Satan... "
Satanism California: Los Angeles 2005 Gibson, William. Virtual Light. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 224. "How they'd brought him out to Los Angeles because they didn't want Adult Survivors of Satanism stealing their momentum, but then the Pookey Bear murders had come along and they'd sort of lost interest. "
Satanism California: San Francisco 1898 Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 107. "'in 1898 Aleister Crowley managed to join the Gilded Dayspringers (neat, eh?) and almost broke up the society by his demands for Satanistic rituals, black magic, and other real tough stuff.' "
Satanism California: San Francisco 1977 Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 102. "' the time he arrived at the City by the Golden Gate. He was, I'd guess, quite a bit like the Satanist Anton La Vey (who kept a more-or-less tame lion for a while, did you know?), except that he had no desire for the usual sort of publicity... Ambrose Bierce, a bitter, becaped old eagle of a man himself with his Devil's Dictionary and matchlessly terse horror tales. "
Satanism California: San Francisco 1977 Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 106. "'...and Dion Fortune and George Russell--A.E.--and your beloved Arthur Machen--you know, Franz, I've always thought that in his The Great God Pan the sexually sinister femme fatale Helen Vaughan was based on the real-life female Satanist Diana Vaughan, even though her memoirs--and perhaps she herself--were a hoax perpetrated by the French journalist, Gabriel Jogand . . .' "
Satanism Colorado 1987 Willis, Connie. "Ado " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1988); pg. 116. "Tuesday was clear, with a forecast of temps in the sixties. Delilah was outside the school when I got there, wearing a red 'Seniors Against Devil Worship in the Schools' T-shirt and shorts. she was carrying a picket sign that said, 'Shakespeare is Satan's Spokesman.' 'Shakespeare' and 'Satan' were both misspelled.

'We're not starting Shakespeare till tomorrow,' I told her. 'There's no reason for you not to be in class. Ms. Miller is teaching 'Thanatopsis.' '

'Not lines ten and sixty-eight, she's not. Besides, Bryant was a Theist, which is the same thing as a Satanist.' She handed me her refusal slip and a fat manila envelope. 'Our protests are in there.' She lowered her voice. 'What does the word 'thanatopsis' really mean?'

'It's an Indian word. It means, 'One who uses her religion to ditch class and get a tan.' ' "

Satanism galaxy 2075 Anthony, Piers. Faith of Tarot. New York: Berkley Books (10th printing 1986; 1st ed. 1980); pg. 2. "For this was to be the Black Mass, the infernal ceremony through which they would summon Satan. " [Other refs. in book, not in DB.]
Satanism galaxy 2075 Anthony, Piers. Vision of Tarot. New York: Berkley Books (1985; 1st ed. 1980); pg. 5. "They found Therion first...

'...This man is a devotee of the nefarious Horned God--whom I would call Satan.'

'A Devil-worshiper!' Brother Paul exclaimed. 'That explains a lot!'

'The Horned God was great before any of your contemporary upstarts appeared,' Therion maintained, walking with them. 'You call him satan--but that is your ignorant vanity. He is a God--and perhaps the true God of Tarot.'

'Sacrilege!' Lee cried. 'The Prince of Evil!' " [Book contains many references, most not in DB.]

Satanism galaxy 2733 Simmons, Dan. Hyperion. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 20. "Martin Silenus... '...I have been a Catholic,... an interface zealot, a Bound Shaker, a satanist...' "
Satanism Guatemala 1994 Harper, Leanne C. "Paths of Silence and of Night " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 148. "'Ah heah one a those fugitives is a devil-worshipper.' Crypt Kicker spoke, although it was difficult to understand more than every other word with the Texas accent and what sounded like a cleft palate birth defect. 'Witches can't be suffahed to live. Bible says so.' "
Satanism India 1890 Doyle, Arthur Conan. "The Sign of Four " in A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four. New York: Berkley/Penguin Putnam (1994; c. 1890); pg. 233. The city of Agra is a great place, swarming with fanatics and fierce devil-worshippers of all sorts. Our handful of men were lost among the narrow, winding streets.
Satanism Kansas 1989 Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1991); pg. 279. "'We have him!' someone screamed. 'We have Vale the Antichrist1 Find a Corps minister!'

'Let him be! He's a prophet!' someone else screamed.


'Communist tool!'

'Kill him!'

'But don't let him bleed! You'll get AIDS!' "

Satanism Massachusetts: Nantucket -1250 B.C.E. Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 102. "'Christ's sacrifice is not yet made. Moses has yet to bring God's holy word down from Sinai to the Jews. We are lost in a world of pagans and devil-worshipers...' "
Satanism New Mexico 1995 Grant, Charles. Whirlwind (X-Files). New York: HarperCollins (1995); pg. 49. "'Satanists,' Donna suggested then, still toeing the blacktops, hands in her hip pockets.

Sparrow snorted. He had been through the entire list of the usuals, from Satanists all the way to half-assed dopeheads who thought they could bring on a better world by chopping the heads off calves and goats. None of them, as far as he knew, killed like this... "

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