Faith and Apostolic Mission

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: Faith and Apostolic Mission

Description: Eleven apostles sit around a woman, who holds a cross,book, chalice and wafer, and probably represents the Church. In the background, the apostles go out two by two and in the foreground, a banner states, "wise as serpents, gentle as doves," [Matthew 10:16]. The Latin superscription reads, "The symbol of faith and the division of the apostles," and the text below, "What field of faith has the Church appointed to us? The symbol has brought together twice six divisions for each.".

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