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The Ecclesiological Society

For those who love churches

Welcome to the Ecclesiological Society website. Whether you are an expert on church history and church architecture, or merely curious, our Society provides lots of information, publications, images, news and events. You might wish to sign up to our free e-newsletter, or think about becoming a member of the Society to join in its events and receive its publications.

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The Church Monuments Society & The Ecclesiological Society joint conference

Saturday 1st October 2022 in London

The Church Monuments Society and the Ecclesiological Society are holding a joint conference this year which will explore funerals and funeral monuments in the medieval, early modern, and Victorian periods. The distinguished line-up of speakers are all expert in their fields, and much of what is presented at this conference represents new or recent scholarship.

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Download our valuable resources

Available through this website are links to most editions of The Ecclesiologist (1841-1867), The Transactions of the St Paul’s Ecclesiological Society (1881-1905) and the Newsletter (1980-1993).

All editions of our current journal, Ecclesiology Today, are available here, beginning in 1993.

The downloads are  here.

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A trick question: how many Catholic cathedrals are there in London? The obvious answer might appear to be two (Westminster and Southwark), but the correct answer is three. This neo-Romanesque church, once known as King’s Weigh House Chapel,...

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