Congratulations to Jeremy Schipper!   Recently updated!


Kudos to Jeremy Schipper of Temple U,  a friend and colleague who is very deserving of being awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship!

As a Guggenheim Fellow, Schipper will be writing a book currently titled Demark Vesey’s Bible: Biblical Interpretation and the Trial that Changed a Nation. In 1822, Denmark Vesey, a formerly enslaved man of African descent, was convicted of plotting an insurrection in Charleston, South Carolina. The book focuses on uses of biblical texts during Vesey’s trial and its aftermath.

 

Leave a Reply