Jonathan & Sarah Edwards, Schooling in Colonial America, and the Arch Battle: Whoever Controls Education Controls the Future - American Minute with Bill Federer
Hooker had been a classmate at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England, with John Harvard, who donated his library and a considerable inheritance to help found Harvard University, for the specific purpose of training clergy:
"... advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity: dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust."
In contrast, Lenin said:
"Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."