Jon Amos Comenius could be included on a short list of those who have had the most impact on the modern world. He is recognized as the father of modern education and the teacher of the nations. He is still considered by many to be the greatest genius to ever work in that field. His contribution to the science of learning can be traced as a primary cause for the great increase in knowledge that has been the hallmark of the past few centuries. What is not always remembered about him is that his great impact on the march of civilization was the result of his relentless passion to know the Son of God.
In 1641, Comenius was invited to England by Samuel Harlib, a friend of the renowned poet, Milton. Comenius was persuaded by them to start his Pansophic College in London. His idea of pansophia was that the wisdom of God was sovereign over all things and all things were