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  Lucifer - Battlestar Wiki
Lucifer is curious to see how Baltar reacts when Galactica ends up behaving in a way that neither of them seem to have anticipated, and is delighted to study under so devious a specimen (Lost Planet of the Gods, Part I).
Lucifer is named after the fallen angel depicted in texts of Roman Catholic and other origins, also another name for the devil.
Lucifer's "first" appearance is in the final scenes of "Saga of a Star World", in which Baltar is spared execution by the succeeding Imperious Leader.
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  Lucifer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lucifer is generally considered, based on the influence of Christian literature and legend, to have been a prominent archangel in heaven (although some contexts say he was a cherub or a seraph), prior to having been motivated by pride to rebel against God.
Lucifer is a poetic name for the "morning star", a close translation of the Greek eosphoros, the "dawn-bringer", which appears in the Odyssey and in Hesiod's Theogony.
Lucifer is the basis for the character Horus in the fictional universe of Warhammer 40,000.
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 Lucifer (DC Comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While Lucifer had previously appeared in various stereotypical guises in earlier DC books, Gaiman's version was unique and premised on English poet and prose writer John Milton's Paradise Lost.
Beneath his charisma, however, Lucifer is a deadly and Machiavellian character, with no regard for human life or indeed anyone or anything but himself: a proud and vindictive fallen angel who has no qualms using powers second only to those of his father, Yahweh.
As the series opened in 1999, Lucifer's "restful" retirement was disturbed by a series of associates from his past, and after various catalytic events, he endeavored to create a universe in competition with (and presumably against the wishes of) his father, Yahweh.
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 Lucifer and Satan
"Lucifer" is the Latin term originally used by the Romans to refer to the planet Venus when that planet was west of the sun and hence rose before the sun in the morning, thereby being the morning star.
Lucifer as a personification is called a son of Astraeus and Aurora or Eos, of Cephalus and Aurora, or of Atlas.
Lucifer is the title and principal character of the epic poem by the Dutch playwright, Vondel (who uses Lucifer in lieu of Satan), and a principal character in the mystery play by Imre Madach, "The Tragedy of Man".
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 The Fall of Lucifer
Lucifer was intended to be the Prime Minister of the Universe.
Lucifer's first attack is in Heaven directly against the One True God in an attempt to remove Him from His Throne of Glory.
Lucifer and his rebel angels are cast out of heaven down to the areas of the earth.
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 Lucifer@Everything2.com
Lucifer's next appearance is in the Season Of Mists story arc, when Dream returns to hell in order to free a soul he had condemned to hell many millenia ago.
Lucifer appears again in The Kindly Ones; now, he has opened a piano bar in Los Angeles called Lux, which he runs with the assistance of Mazikeen of the Lillim - who is Lucifer's consort.
Lucifer does contain similar elements - the use of deities from different mythological pantheons, as well as members of the Endless - to Sandman, and Carey has estimated that the entire run of Lucifer will be of similar length - around 75 issues.
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 PAPER 53 - THE LUCIFER REBELLION
Lucifer was number 37 of his order, and when commissioned by the Melchizedeks, he was designated as one of the one hundred most able and brilliant personalities in more than seven hundred thousand of his kind.
Lucifer was not an ascendant being; he was a created Son of the local universe, and of him it was said: "You were perfect in all your ways from the day you were created till unrighteousness was found in you." Many times had he been in counsel with the Most Highs of Edentia.
Lucifer charged that the Universal Father did not really exist, that physical gravity and space-energy were inherent in the universe, and that the Father was a myth invented by the Paradise Sons to enable them to maintain the rule of the universes in the Father's name.
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 What is Luciferianism?
The name Lucifer comes from the translation of Isaiah 14, which literally means bright star, shining star, or morning star.
The focus is on the "good" that was in Lucifer prior to his rebellion, and not the evil and darkness that is associated, and connected, with the name Satan.
Though Lucifer and Satan are one and the same, Lucifer is portrayed as a god of light, a god of knowledge, and a god of magic.
www.gotquestions.org /Luciferianism.html   (339 words)

  
 Lucifer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucifer parallels the Simonists in the Eighth Circle, as his legs jut out of the ground on the other side of the earth.
Lucifer is not the fearful creature he is thought to be.
Lucifer's supreme punishment lies in the belief that he is strong, while in reality he personifies weakness.
www.trincoll.edu /~lmoulton/Lucifer.htm   (652 words)

  
 The Church of Lucifer
Lucifer's human element is wisdom or applied knowledge, with time, study and practice it is believed that man can attain the Lucifer state, this only through applied knowledge or wisdom.
Lucifer's altar element is incense, incense being a representation of air, known to Luciferians as "sweet air".
Lucifer's highest manifestation is through understanding of oneself, this being the goal of the Magickian/Luciferian to begin with, being as Lucifer himself, total awakening of the human god-form Lucifer.
www.luciferian.org /index.php?col=modluc   (1598 words)

  
 In Praise of the Devil
Probably what really happened was that Lucifer came to hate God's kingdom, his sadism, his demand for slavish conformity and obedience, his psychotic rage at any display of independent thinking and behavior.
Lucifer realized that he could never fully think for himself and could certainly not act on his independent thinking so long as he was under God's control.
Lucifer is the embodiment of reason, of intelligence, of critical thought.
www.lucifer.com /lucifer.html   (2466 words)

  
 Lucifer - Demons, Demonology, and Evil in Judaism and Christianity
In Christian tradition, this passage is proof for the fall of Lucifer.
The name 'Lucifer' means light-bearer, and is not used in the New Testament, where the "bearer of light" is Christ.
Later authors, such as St. Jerome, associate Ezekial 28:13-15 with Lucifer, the greatest of the fallen angels.
www.deliriumsrealm.com /delirium/articleview.asp?Post=184   (405 words)

  
 The Story of Redemption - Chapter 1 - The Fall of Lucifer
Lucifer was envious of Christ, and gradually assumed command which devolved on Christ alone.
Lucifer thought that he was himself a favorite in heaven among the angels.
Many of Lucifer's sympathizers were inclined to heed the counsel of the loyal angels and repent of their dissatisfaction and be again received to the confidence of the Father and His dear Son.
www.preparingforeternity.com /sr/sr01.htm   (1698 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Lucifer : Devil in the Gateway: Books: Mike Carey,Chris Weston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucifer is the skillful, manipulative decetive and fix-it man. His motive for taking on the job are complex and probably unknowable.
Lucifer is suspicious of the reward he received at the end of previous story and sets out to investigate it by consulting a most unusual tarot deck.
Lucifer was one of the great characters in the Sandman series and it's good to see he got his own.
www.amazon.co.uk /Lucifer-Devil-Gateway-Mike-Carey/dp/1840232994   (1439 words)

  
 SD Lucifer - Freespace Wiki
The SD Lucifer was a massive superdestroyer that led the Shivan incursion during The Great War.
Unfortunately, the destruction of the Lucifer within the subspace corridor had the unintended side effect of collapsing the subspace corridor from Sol to Delta Serpentis, cutting off the heart of the Galactic Terran Alliance from the rest of the universe.
The Lucifer is the greatest threat to the survival of the GTA, the PVN, and both the Terran and Vasudan species.
www.hard-light.net /wiki/index.php/SD_Lucifer   (931 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lucifer of Cagliari
Lucifer wrote an extremely virulent pamphlet entitled "Ad Constantium Augustum pro sancto Athanasio libri II", an eloquent defence of Catholic orthodoxy, but in such exaggerated language that it overshot the mark and injured the
Lucifer went to Antioch, and at once meddled in the dissensions which divided the Catholic party.
He prolonged and embittered them by consecrating a bishop who appeared to him capable of continuing the opposition to the bishop and party which he judged the weaker under the circumstances.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09410b.htm   (523 words)

  
 Lucifer
In demonology Lucifer is the celestial being wrongly equated with Satan, probably due to a misreading of Isaiah, 14, 12 (applied to Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, who in his pomp and glory aspired to exalt himself to the level of God):
Lucifer's sin was pride, an act of pure egoism and malice; he loved himself, above anything else and to the exclusion of everything, without the excuse of ignorance.
At all events, the name Lucifer has been adopted in esoteric circles to represent the modern equivalent of the being of the Sun (originally named Ormuzd in the Zoroastrian dualism) opposed by the darkness, the Prince of Lies, who was called Angra Mainyu, in occultism called Ahriman.
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 [ELFWOOD] SF&F Art / Rochelle Green / 'Lucifer'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Lucifer is the prince of air and light, Satan is the prince of darkness and fire, leviathan is the prince of water and the violence, and Belial is the prince of earth and lust.
So lucifer said that he would raise his thrown higher than the clouds and stars and heaven and would be greater than.
Lucifer (son of the morning) in the bible, says he was a Cherub.
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 lucifer - definition by dict.die.net
A match made of a sliver of wood tipped with a combustible substance, and ignited by friction; -- called also lucifer match, and locofoco.
As the morning star, it was called by the ancients Lucifer; as the evening star, Hesperus.
Lucifer brilliant star, a title given to the king of Babylon (Isa.
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 The Rainbow Swastika - The Gods of the New Age
Lucifer is a Latin word meaning "light bringer", according to the Theosophical Society (Ina Belderis, "Some Light on Lucifer", _Sunrise Magazine_, Oct/Nov. 1996).
Lucifer and "Christ": One of the earliest outspoken promoters of Lucifer is David Spangler, one of the original leaders of Findhorn (in Scotland) and now a lecturer and author in the U.S. The back cover of one of his books promotes him as "the shaman of the New Age Movement".
In _Reflections_ Lucifer is variously described (all in the same sentence) as "an angel, a being, a great and mighty planetary consciousness." (p.38) According to Spangler, "the light that reveals to us the path to the Christ come from Lucifer.
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 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Lucifer.
Venus is both an evening and a morning star: When she follows the sun, and is an evening star, she is called Hes’perus; when she precedes the sun, and appears before sunrise, she is called Lucifer (the light-bringer).
Lucifer is the name given by Isaiah to Nebuchadnezzar, the proud but ruined king of Babylon: “Take up this proverb against the King of Babylon, and say, … How art thou fallen, from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!”; (Isa.
The poets feign that Satan, before he was driven out of heaven for his pride, was called Lucifer.
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 Lucifer, the East. Crown Prince of Satan.
"Lucifer," the light-bringer, is the Latin equivalent of the Greek word "Phosphoros," which is used as a title of Christ in II Pet.
The link which the early Christians established between Satan and Lucifer probably originated with Origen, based on a misreading of the passage in Isaiah which is a metaphorical identification of the Morning Star or Lucifer (Venus) with the newly dead king of Babylon: 'How art thou fallen from Heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!"'.
Lucifer breathes into man the wonderful ability to aspire towards the spiritual realm, to become an artist, a god in miniature, and in so doing he enables man to wrest free from the earth-embedding clutch of Ahriman.
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 Lucifer - where did the word come from and what is its true meaning?
Lucifer the morning star became a disobedient angel, cast out of heaven to rule eternally in hell.
The irony for those who believe that "Lucifer" refers to Satan is that the same title ('morning star' or 'light-bearer') is used to refer to Jesus, in 2 Peter 1:19, where the Greek text has exactly the same term: 'phos-phoros' 'light-bearer.' This is also the term used for Jesus in Revelation 22:16.
David Grinspoon comments on the historical aspects of the word as follows: "The origin of the Judeo-Christian Devil as an angel fallen from heaven into the depths of hell is mirrored in the descent of Venus from shining morning star to the darkness below.
www.lds-mormon.com /lucifer.shtml   (1318 words)

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