As much as the Church of Satan presents itself as the antithesis to everything upright and orderly, there are actually more than a few similarities between Satanism and Mormonism. While there aren't an overwhelming number of shared beliefs between the Church of Mormon and Satanism, the ones that do exist will shock you right out of your magic underwear.
Both religions have a curious relationship to blood and to water, and both try to maintain an air of secrecy around their private ceremonies, bordering on the plot to the latest Dan Brown novel. In many creepy ways, the more you zoom in, the more the two institutions start to look the same. To learn about the similarities between the Mormon and Satanist religions, light a candle and read on below.
Both Religions Have a History of Blood Sacrifices
Both Religions Had Controversial Beginnings
They Both Have Some Very Strange Tenets
Both Religions Have Some Bizarre Rituals
Both Religions Have Myths About Evil Sea Monsters
Polygamy Fits Right Into Satanism's Concept of Free Love