Since Satan isn’t real, we’ve never much cared whether media depict him as “good” or “evil”; not like he’s going to mind. But that may change.
Theology and fiction sometimes speculate about whether god will ever redeem Satan. This question ignores the more important fact that that’s our job.
Saudi Arabia’s murderous theocracy took pains recently to drive Lilith out of their kingdom–in the unlikely form of Satanic professional wrestler Aleister Black.
Neil Gaiman’s treatment of racist gripes about “Good Omens” is the hardest an Englishman has owned a Nazi since the sinking of the Bismarck in 1941.
Linus and his patchy Great Pumpkin record are a handy formula for religious faith. And for why faith is a formula for lousy religions.