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.
“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.