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Satanism: the Seduction of America's Youth

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Satanism: the Seduction of America's Youth In this book Bob Larson discusses the forces that are influencing America's youth to sell their souls to Satan--ghoulish games, horror films, black metal music, and drugs, as well as the occult enticements in our culture. Larson gives specific ways parents and counselors can combat these forces in the lives of teenagers. Full desc ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 31st 1998 by Trust Media Distribution (first published October 1st 1989)
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Jesse Winslow
Mar 31, 2010 Jesse Winslow rated it did not like it
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I guess if I was to rate it on what I expected, it would have received 3 or 4 stars, but I have to be honest. This book is terrible. Although it does state some facts, most are taken out of context. Like for example, a caller who says he's a Satanist and wants to sacrifice things because he loves listening to Slayer. Well Bob makes Slayer out to be evil and bad guys because they aren't willing to write a letter to this kid to tell him to stop worshiping Satan. They did say that his parents and f ...more
Tim
Dec 21, 2008 Tim marked it as misc
Bob Larson (AKA The Lyin' King, Beggin' Bob) was (still?) a Christian radio talk show host, "author" and public speaker that claims, among other things, to be an expert on the Occult. You can add comedian to his list of titles, because he only repackaged the same Satanic Panic propaganda that infested our minds a la Geraldo Rivera. Bob makes blanket statements, uses the terms witchcraft, Satanism, Devil-Worship and occult interchangeably, thereby affirming his lack on knowledge in any of the sub ...more
Thomas
Jun 17, 2010 Thomas rated it did not like it
I've always really enjoyed hating Bob Larson. here is an audio clip of him talking to a teenage girl about her love of The Cure. Give it a listen, and then you too can hate Bob Larson!

http://blogfiles.wfmu.org/DP/2003/05/...
Chris Tyler
Aug 20, 2012 Chris Tyler rated it did not like it
Larson relies upon the ignorance of parents everywhere.

If they were not ignorant they would not be silly enough to think black metal causes Satanism!
Neelakantan K.K.
Jun 01, 2013 Neelakantan K.K. rated it liked it
This book is a tour de force of sheer lunacy. Quite enjoyable. I especially liked the bits where he thinks D&D players are satanic and prone to violence.
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May 30, 2013 Scott rated it it was amazing
Such an awesome book, I turned mine into a freaking grimoire with all kinds of cool notes and drawings in it, but my mom threw it away.
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Oct 16, 2011 andrew rated it liked it
funny, but not nearly as funny as i had hoped.
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Larson was born in Westwood, California, the son of Viola (née Baum) and Earl Larson.[2][3] He was raised in McCook, Nebraska.[2]

Larson plays guitar; he has claimed his early experiences as a musician led to his concerns about occult and destructive influences in rock music.[4] He would later incorporate his guitar playing into some of his sermons. In the 1960s, the focus of Larson's preaching cen
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