Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

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What should you do with the King James Bible from Michael Gove?

It is a remarkable, prosaic work. Brilliant for use of language study etc. Not sure what you would do with it in primary, though.

existentialtyke

Depends on your faith. At the moment, mine is non-existent in Mr Gove, and unfortunately he can't buy it with a Bible, so I'd use mine as a doorstop.

ajbfan

It is very sad how people have so little respect for materials that others deem sacred. Be it the Koran, the Torah or the Bible, I would never suggest something so important to people be used as a doorstop. Even for non-believers, it is a book and a beautiful piece of literature.

existentialtyke

Prop up a wobbly table?

superlocrian

Read it? It is written in the most spine-tinglingly wonderful language.

nutella

Bask in the knowledge that your school will now be problem free.

bfudge69

I really don't know, and while I understand that this has all been funded privately, I do wonder what else Mr Gove might have done instead that would have made a real difference in schools. …

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