True Christian

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: True Christian

Description: A man, representing the true Christian, stands near a vine and beneath a fruitful tree, surrounded by animals, including sheep. He holds a cross in one arm and a book in the other and above him, the Holy Spirit descends as a dove. The Latin superscription reads, "Description of the true Christian man," and the text below, "Speak well: who is worthy of the venerable name of Christian? He who satisfies the force of the name by word and deed.".

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