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Mithras to Mormon: A Religious History of London

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14 Saint James's Square

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Throughout history, people from all over the world have settled in London, bringing their different faiths and cultural practices with them and playing a vital role in the life and development of the city. Since the Romans built the Temple of Mithras two thousand years ago, cathedrals, synagogues, churches, mosques, temples and other buildings for worship have changed the city skyline and added to its architectural richness.

At this exclusive Members’ event, Philippa Bernard discusses her new book; the first to recount the religious history of London, from its Roman beginnings via the destruction of the monasteries, wartime bombing and multiple waves of immigration, to the vibrant multi-faith community it is today.

A London Library member for some 40 years, Philippa Bernard has lived almost all her life in London. For many years, she and her husband had an antiquarian bookshop in Chelsea, a mecca for book collectors across the world. She has written several books on religious themes and a biography of the poet Kathleen Raine. She is a member of the Society of Authors.


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14 Saint James's Square

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