Hieronymus Bosch was a late Gothic (or early Renaissance) artist that is known for his religious themed paintings especially grotesque demonic figures. His "Garden of Earthly Delights" really stands out. It's a triptych, oil on panel, with three depictions. The right panel is Paradise and Creation, the middle is Mankind before the Fall, and the … Continue reading Devil Music – Hieronymus Bosch
I thought this was interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4Kou9TGdi8 Translated from the Latin the Greek having been lost: Trismegistus: "Do you not know, Asclepius, that Egypt is an image of heaven, or, to speak more exactly, in Egypt all the operations of the powers which rule and work in heaven have been transferred to earth below? Nay, it … Continue reading The Lament of Hermes
Well, it's that time of year again. I feel like I'm pretty much alone on this issue so "why not give up?" I ask myself. I dunno. Maybe I will. Maybe we shouldn't base our faith on scripture alone? Maybe some tradition is good? Maybe a lot of tradition is not only good but needful? … Continue reading Christmas Mashup
From last year, 2015: Friends on facebook have already started posting pictures of Christmas Trees! Oh, well. Christmas is my favorite secular holiday, you will not find me "keeping Christ in Christmas" (He was never there in the first place) but enjoying this secular holiday with friends and family. "The Demons it may be would … Continue reading Do Demons Love Christmas?