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The Christian History Almanac is a daily 5-minute podcast that highlights those stories- sometimes well known, other times less so- that have shaped the history of the church. Hosted by historian and author Dr. Daniel van Voorhis, each daily podcast concludes with a piece of prose or poetry and the reminder that because of the Good News, everything is going to be ok.

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The Christian History Almanac is a daily 5-minute podcast that highlights those stories- sometimes well known, other times less so- that have shaped the history of the church. Hosted by historian and author Dr. Daniel van Voorhis, each daily podcast concludes with a piece of prose or poetry and the reminder that because of the Good News, everything is going to be ok.

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    The year was 1311. We remember Antony Bek, the Bishop of Durham. The reading for today comes from N.T. Wright on the centrality of Jesus.

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    • 6 min
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    The year was 1861. We remember the birthday of Lucy Whitehead McGill Waterbury Peabody. The reading is from Isaac Watts.

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    Monday, March 1, 2021

    Monday, March 1, 2021

    We remember the calling of the Hussite Crusades in 1420. The reading is from St. Ephrem of Edessa.

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    Sunday, February 28, 2021

    Sunday, February 28, 2021

    The year was 1870. We remember the creation of the Bulgarian Exarchate and ecclesiastical independence. The reading is a poem from Reginald Heber. #OTD #ChristianHistory #1517

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    • 6 min
    Saturday, February 27, 2021

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

    The year was 1773. We remember the completion of Christ Church Alexandria, Virginia, on this date. The reading is from "Christ is Made the Sure Foundation" by John Mason Neale. #OTD #ChristianHistory #1517

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    • 7 min
    Friday, February 26, 2021

    Friday, February 26, 2021

    The year was 1891. We remember the baptism of Brahmabandhav Upadhyay. The reading is from Sadhu Sundar Singh. #OTD #ChristianHistory #1517

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201 Ratings

201 Ratings

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Church History at its finest

Always looking forward to a fresh piece of juicy church history. EBOK !

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Pleasant podcast

I enjoy the small dose of history provided in a pleasant manner. Reading at the end reminds me of writers almanac

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