J.A. Comenius – The Labyrinth of the World and Paradise of the Heart


  1. Reasons for Undertaking the Wanderings
  2. The Pilgrim obtains Mr. Ubiquitous for his Guide
  3. Mr. Delusion joins the Travellers
  4. The Pilgrim is Bridled and Bespectacled
  5. The Pilgrim looks upon the World from Above
  6. Fate Distributes Callings
  7. The Pilgrim Examines the Market Place of the World
  8. The Pilgrim Observes the Married Estate and its Order
  9. The Pilgrim Examines the Labouring Class
  10. The Pilgrim Examines the Learned Class Generally
  11. The Pilgrim Came Among the Philosophers
  12. The Pilgrim Examines Alchemy
  13. The Pilgrim Observes the Rosicrucians
  14. The Pilgrim Examines the Medical Profession
  15. The Pilgrim Observes the Legal Profession
  16. The Pilgrim Observes the Promotion of Masters and Doctors
  17. The Pilgrim Examines the Religious Profession
  18. He Examines the Christian Religion
  19. The Pilgrim Examines the Governing Class
  20. The Military Calling
  21. The Knightly Order
  22. The Pilgrim Finds Himself among the Newsmongers
  23. The Pilgrim Investigates the Castle of Fortune
  24. The Pilgrim Examines the Life of the Rich
  25. The Life of the Voluptuaries
  26. The Life of the Exalted of the World
  27. The Glory of the Famous in the World
  28. The Pilgrim Begins to Despair, and Quarrels with his Leaders
  29. The Pilgrim Examines the Castle of the Queen of the World, Wisdom
  30. The Pilgrim is Accused at the Palace of Wisdom
  31. Solomon, with Great Retinue, Comes to the Palace of Wisdom
  32. The Pilgrim Observes the Secret Judgements and the Government of the World
  33. Solomon Reveals the Vanities of Deceptions of the World
  34. Solomon Beguiled and Seduced
  35. Solomon’s Company is Dispersed, Captured, and Put to Gruesome Death
  36. The Pilgrim Desires to Flee from the World
  37. The Pilgrim Finds his Way Home
  38. He Receives Christ as His Guest
  39. Their Mutual Engagement
  40. How the Pilgrim Was Transformed
  41. The Pilgrim is Directed to the Invisible Church
  42. The Light of the Spiritual Christians
  43. The Liberty of Hearts Devoted to God
  44. The Rule of Spiritual Christians
  45. Hearts Devoted to God Find All Things Light and Easy
  46. The Saints Possess an Abundance of All Things
  47. The Security of Men Devoted to God
  48. The Devout Enjoy Complete Peace
  49. The Devout Possess Constant Joy in Their Hearts
  50. The Pilgrim Examines some Classes among the Christians
  51. The Death of Faithful Christians
  52. The Pilgrim Beholds the Glory of God
  53. The Pilgrim is Received among God’s Own
  54. The Conclusion of It All