St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the
Cathedral's Adult Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
St Paul's Institute: The Protestant Work Ethic and the future of work
Eve Poole, Richard Sennett, Nicholas Srnicek
In the 19th century, Max Weber published The Protestant Work Ethic and the Spirit of
Capitalism, which linked Protestantism and Capitalism in the public's mind.
Monday 20 November 2017
6.30 - 8pm
Wren Suite, Cathedral crypt
option to make a donation
As we look to a future where the role of work in life may change dramatically as a function of artificial intelligence, outsourcing,
robotics and the 'gig' economy, this panel discussion will focus on the role of work in our lives and our search for meaning in the
21st century. It will also touch on how these changes may affect capitalism.
Eve Poole teaches, consults and speaks on leadership around the world. Richard Sennett is Professor of Sociology at the London
School of Economics. Nicholas Srnicek is Lecturer in the Digital Economy at Kings College London.