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John Strachan

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To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.


— John Strachan


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In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.


— John Strachan


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As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard, to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence and commanding eloquence.


— John Strachan


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At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory.


— John Strachan


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At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada.


— John Strachan


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In applying this subject to the melancholy event, which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop, we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle, of whom we have been speaking.


— John Strachan


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In regard to education, something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches, and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty.


— John Strachan


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In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness, to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel, which he had so faithfully preached.


— John Strachan


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In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies the free government and liberal principles of legislation, for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry with her the revelations of God.


— John Strachan


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Rather than allow themselves to be separated from the love of Christ, they submitted cheerfully to every privation, to contumely and disgrace, and to death itself.


— John Strachan


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He tried to set up annual reviews for grammar schools to make sure they were following Church of England doctrines and tried to introduce Andrew Bell's education system from Britain although these acts were vetoed by the Legislative Assembly. The "Family Compact" were the elite who shared his fierce loyalty to the British monarchy his strict and exclusive Toryism and the EstabliJohn Strachand Church (Anglicanism) and his contempt for slavery Presbyterians Methodists American republicanism and reformism. He moved to York just before the War of 1812 where he became rector of St.

Craig argues that Strachan "believed in an ordered society an establiJohn Strachand church the prerogative of the crown and prescriptive rights; he did not believe that the voice of the people was the voice of God. Craig characterizes him as "the Canadian arch tory of his era" for his intense conservatism. He is best known as a political bishop who held many government positions and promoted education from common schools to helping to found the University of Toronto.

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