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The Musical Butt of Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch, 'The Garden of Earthly Delights' (ca. 1500) (Image by Perle Artistiche/Flickr)

Hello Prytania audience. I have something special to share with you: a musician playing the tune Hieronymus Bosch tattooed on the rear end of a sinner in the ‘Garden of Earthly Delights.’ It’s got theology, it’s got geometry; who could ask for anything more?

You’re welcome.

It pays to have a teenage geek son. This newspaper story gives the background, and illuminates the detail with the musical posterior. 

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. A veteran of three decades of magazine and newspaper journalism, he has also written three New York Times bestsellers—Live Not By Lies, The Benedict Option, and The Little Way of Ruthie Lemingas well as Crunchy Cons and How Dante Can Save Your Life. Dreher lives in Baton Rouge, La.

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