The end then of Learning is to repair the ruines of our first Parents by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him, as we may the neerest by possessing our souls of true vertue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith makes up the highest perfection.
–John Milton, Of Education: To Master Samuel Hartlib
Lest you think that this means that he suggested studying the Bible alone, he immediately launches into the study of Language, focused on Latin and Greek, and the reading of both Christian and pagan works.
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