Duty of the Just 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: Duty of the Just Christian

Description: In the foreground, a man confers sheds his ragged clothes as he confers with a serpent. Behind him three people worship the sun and stars. To their left, a man prunes dead branches from a large tree. To his left, people walk up a ramp only to fall into the mouth of hell. In the center, a man ponders the scene. The Latin superscription reads, "The duty of the just Christian," and the text below, "In what way will I fill up Christendom with justice and good? Flee what is worse: and prudently follow what is better.".

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