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A Future with Hope: Resurrection Not Restoration

9 March @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a follow-up conference to the highly successful Future with Hope event with David McCrone held at New College last November, reflecting on the issues raised by his sociological analysis of a changing Scotland.

Speakers include Will Storrar, Fiona Tweedie, Sheila Akomiah-Conteh and Sandy Forsyth. There will be Case Studies and Ecumenical Panel discussions with John Armes, David Cameron, James Eglinton, Gerry Hand, Ruth Harvey, Tommy MacNeil, Catriona Morrison, Gillian Patterson, Marc Prowe, Lina Toth and others.

The Conference fee is £10. Refreshments from 9.30am and lunch are included. The event is generously supported by the Hope Trust.


Participants include:

Rev. Professor William Storrar: Honorary Professor, School of Divinity, New College

Rev. Dr Fiona Tweedie: Ordained Local Minister, Statistician at Brendan Research

Dr Sheila Akomiah-Conteh: Research Associate at Brendan Research

Rev. Dr Sandy Forsyth: Minister, Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church; Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh; and Vice-Principal of New College


9 March
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


School of Divinity, Edinburgh


Martin Hall
New College
Edinburgh, EH1 2LX
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