Episode 32: Hail Satan?
A documentary featuring the Satanic Temple took the Sundance Film Festival by storm, we talk to the Temple’s co-founder Lucien Greaves about the religious movement and its rise in popularity
The devil may be in the details, but Satan also has a home in Salem Massachusetts, the headquarters of the Satanic Temple.
The Temple, both self-described and now labeled by the IRS as a religious organization, is growing in popularity. The recent premiere of Hail Satan? at the Sundance film festival propelled the religious organization even more into the spotlight. Host Chris Robichaud sits down with Lucien Greaves, Cofounder of The Satanic Temple, to talk about the Temple’s mission and why the movement has seen such an uptick in fame and following.
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This Week’s Guest: Lucien Greaves
Lucien Greaves, is a social activist and the spokesman and co-founder of The Satanic Temple. Greaves has appeared in numerous media outlets. He is a public speaker and essayist who has contributed articles to publications including Skeptic Magazine, Skeptical Inquirer, The Washington Post, and International Business Times.
Greaves has been instrumental in setting up the Protect Children Project, the After School Satan project, and several political demonstrations and legal actions designed to highlight social issues involving religious liberty and the separation of church and state.