Pagels looks at traditional roles of gender and sexual relationships as influenced by the Genesis creation story.
Below you will find a list of demons that are often associated with or can take the form of a serpent.
Purson, the 20th spirit, is a great King who appears like a man with a lion’s face.
In Hindu mythology, the Nagas/Nagis were a race of serpents whose purpose was to populate the underworld, Patalas.
Early Christians viewed Moses as a great magician having been educated in Egyptian magic.
The serpent, Jormungand was the middle child of Loki and the giantess, Angrboda.
Balan, the 51st spirit, appears with a serpent’s tail, eyes that shoot fire, and three heads: a bull, a man, and a ram.
Astaroth, the 29th spirit, is a duke who appears as angel riding a dragon and holding a viper in his left hand.
Andromalius, the 72nd spirit, is an Earl who appears in the form of a man holding a great serpent in his hand.
Amon, the 70th spirit, can appear in the form of a wolf with a serpent’s tail and vomiting flames.