New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Comment > Columnists >

The need to charm your enemies

Angela Tilby

by Angela Tilby

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 @ 12:05

AT THE news that Michael Gove had been sacked as Education Secretary, teachers were said to have exchanged high fives and group hugs. Commentators suggestedthat David Cameron was pressured into sacking his old friend by the evidence that he had become an election liability.

Mr Gove is a conviction politician, and his convictions about education are held as strongly - if not more strongly - than his political conservatism. His instincts are radical. He is the true successor of Tony ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

National Adviser & Archbishop's Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs

London and Home Counties

With its network of parishes covering the country, the Church of England plays an active role in national life, bringing animportant Christian dimension to the nation as well as strengthening community....  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

How we took our pick

How we took our pick

Paul Handley explains why we began our quest for the best 100 Christian books, and how we reached our verdicts  Read More

Question of the week
Will world leaders make the changes needed to combat climate change?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

When the nation needs a shared sense of sacrifice

War memorials have been made more Christian, but this has blurred distinctions between faith and patriotism, says John Wolffe  Subscribe to read more

Wed 1 Oct 14 @ 16:45
RT @CT100Books: @churchtimes in 1942 compared The Man Born to Be King with the Passion Play at Oberammergau. ' http://t.co/Fek4UjhcXY #CT100

Wed 1 Oct 14 @ 16:31
@churchtimes on Lux Mundi, 1890: 'It is an extreme unhappiness that this book should have been written, prefaced, edited, published.' #CT100