Heaven or Earth

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: Heaven or Earth

Scripture Reference:

Description: Moses addresses a group, while manna pours from a cloud overhead and a pig attacks a snake; in the background, a man eats from a bowl and a group of men eat from a pot with a skeleton in it, under a banner that reads, "in this pot, death." The Latin superscription reads, "He who thinks heaven is foolish, has the taste of the earth," and the text below, "Who is captured by the sweetness of so many transient things? To him the earth seems dull; to him heaven is the sea".

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