Author Acheson to Read at the Hardwick Town House

HARDWICK – The Galaxy Bookshop and Jeudevine Memorial Library will host The Rev. Anthony Acheson for a reading from his book, “Beyond Denial: Essays on Consciousness, Spiritual Practice, and Social Repair.” This event will take place at the Hardwick Town House on Tuesday, September 28, at 7 p.m. Masks are required and social distancing measures will be in place.

photo by Hal Gray | Greensboro resident Anthony Acheson presenting his book “Beyond Denial” at the Greensboro Free Library in August. He will be making another presentation at the Hardwick Town House this Tuesday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m.

“Beyond Denial” is an essay collection that sketches a spirituality for our time. Acheson, an ordained minister, integrates Judeo-Christian insights with the rich resources of the world’s other religions and wisdom-streams.

After growing up near New York City, Anthony Acheson earned a BA from Harvard College and a Master of Divinity from the Episcopal Divinity School. He was ordained in the United Church of Christ, a liberal Protestant denomination, in 1977, and has led several UCC congregations (and one Unitarian-Universalist church) in the Midwest and New England. He is also a lifelong musician who has recorded a CD of original compositions. Rev. Acheson is active as a speaker, workshop leader, and writer. He and his partner Nancy live in Greensboro and have a daughter and three granddaughters.This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 472-5533 or visit galaxybookshop.indielite.org for a full schedule of events and for online shopping.