Presentation on theme: "From Rerum Novarum to Faith in the City: Catholicism in Canning Town Dr Alana Harris Lincoln College University of Oxford §"— Presentation transcript:
From Rerum Novarum to Faith in the City: Catholicism in Canning Town Dr Alana Harris Lincoln College University of Oxford §
Overview Rerum Novarum (1891); Faith in the City (1985) and twenty-first century Catholicism in Canning Town; Research base: pilot project (funded by the British Academy) focused on St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, East Ham and St Margaret’s Catholic Church, Canning Town; Extended through the Oxford Diaspora Programme: http://www.migration.ox.ac.uk/odp/religion- separation-exclusion.shtml Two case studies: devotional life and communitarian politics.
Carved wooden statue and shrine church of St Antony, ’the miracle saint’ in Uvari, Tamil Nadu. Diasporic Devotions
London Citizens multi-faith choir at a UK Election leaders rally in Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, 3 May, 2010 (with Monsignor John co-presiding)