According to the editorial, "much attention has recently been called to the doings of the various sects of Freemasons abroad by the sudden conversion of one of their high priestesses, Miss Diana Vaughan, ex-Grand Mistress of the Luciferians or Palladians.
In The Prague Cemetery, Eco removed the linear development from "Palladian" Freemason to Roman Catholic, thereby introducing a multiple personality disorder to an already fantastic construction--with the "good" Diana being a virtuous Christian, and the "bad" Diana a sexually depraved Masonic Luciferian.
Gregory's relation to Lucifer and to Luciferians
, grave robbers, Kali-worshipping stranglers, Hugo, Zola and Proust all make cameo appearances.
HS 197; BH Against the 1526 210 Luciferians [section] Gesprach PL 26:218B-C/HS 206; BH Comm.
215) However, rather than clarify the distinction between John and Christ's baptisms as he had done in his Gesprach, Hubmaier quoted directly from Against the Luciferians to defend the validity of credobaptism.
From the 13th through the 17th centuries such groups as the Luciferians
, Rosicrucians, and the Levellers continued the war against Christianity that had begun in Europe with the Templars.
When the Luciferians
want to assist troubled youth or the Ku Klux Klan seeks oversight of welfare-to-work, they cannot be rejected on the basis of their theology.
Fringe religions, such as the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood and the World Church of the Creator, and other religions such as Santeria, Wiccans, Satanists, and Luciferians
were not invited, nor would they have been permitted to join.
In Applewhite's reveries, Luciferians
serve the same purpose; these "fallen angels" create a society of false religions and general misinformation that must be overcome by those who wish to "enter the `Next World.