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Picture No 10005000
Date 16th century
Description Devotees of Xaca in Japan have their faith tested
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Devotees of Xaca demonstrate their faith by confessing their sins while suspended over an abyss. If they lie, they tip the scales and fall.
Source Henrion, Missions catholiques vol2.470 plate lviii
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10005000 - Devotees of Xaca demonstrate their faith by confessing their sins while suspended over an abyss. If they lie, they tip the scales and fall.

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