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    The Horrors and Hells of Hieronymous Bosch

    MADRID (RNS) Hieronymus Bosch may have died 500 years ago, but he’s inspired episodes of “The Simpsons,” rock ’n’ roll lyrics, children’s book characters, movies from “The Exorcist” to David Fincher’s “Seven” — even Dr. Martens boot designs. Last year when Leonardo DiCaprio visited Pope Francis, the actor brought along a book about Bosch as a gift for the pontiff.

    How does an artist who has been dead for half a millennium pull off such a feat?

     [Read the rest at Religion News Service...] 



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