Contents - List of illustrations; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Hebrew Backgrounds - 1. The Old Testament; 2. Apocryphal works and the Dead Sea Scrolls; Part II. The New Testament - Satan Comes Into His Own - 3. St. Paul, the first Christian writer; 4. The four Gospels; 5. Later Epistles; 6. The apocalypse of John the Divine; 7. Putting the New Testament together - a composite portrait of Satan in canonical order; Part III. Satan and Adam - 8. Satan’s original sin - felling Adam; Part IV. The Rise of the Fallen Lucifer - 9. Lucifer and the new biography of Satan; 10. Satan and the human race; 11. Theorizing Satan; 12. Satan in literature and art; Part V. Satan in the Modern World - 13. Temptation and possession; 14. Doubts and affirmations; Summary and conclusion; Index of passages; General index.