20 2018

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple B'nai Israel 4901 N. Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, OK

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George Washington’s Thanksgiving: Faith and Freedom in Early America
Dr. Andrew Porwancher, Ph.D., Wick Cary Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma Department of Classics and Letters

Andrew Porwancher (Ph.D. Cambridge, A.M. Brown, B.A. Northwestern, summa cum laude) is a core faculty member of the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage. He is the author of The Devil Himself: A Tale of Honor, Insanity, and the Birth of Modern America (Oxford University Press, 2016) and John Henry Wigmore and the Rules of Evidence: The Hidden Origins of Modern Law (University of Missouri Press, 2016), an inaugural book of the series "Studies in Constitutional Democracy."

Dr. Porwancher is currently at work on a book entitled, The Jewish Founding Father: Alexander Hamilton's Hidden Life (under contract with Harvard University Press). In 2013-2014, he served as the Alistair Horne Fellow at the University of Oxford. He was on sabbatical as a Senior Research Fellow at Yeshiva University in the fall of 2017 and the Garwood Fellow at Princeton University in the spring of 2018.