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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.

    Thursday, August 18, 2022

    Thursday, August 18, 2022

    Today on the Almanac, we tell the story of the Pendle Witch Trials in England.
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    • 6 min
    Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    Today on the Almanac, we remember William Carey and ask a question about his title as the “father of modern missions.”
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    • 7 min
    Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    Today on the Almanac, we look back to the founding of Hungary as a Christian nation on the feast of Hungary’s own St. Stephen.
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    • 7 min
    Monday, August 15, 2022

    Monday, August 15, 2022

    Today on the Almanac, we head to the mailbag to answer a question about the King James Bible.
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    • 8 min
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    Weekend Edition for August 13-14, 2022
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    • 35 min
    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Today on the Almanac, we look at the history of the Reformation in Denmark.
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    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
265 Ratings

265 Ratings

@mountainbadger ,

Great

Great Way to start t day We’ve been struggling w God & each other All along t Way Yet we find that in, w & under Christ Everything’s going to be OK Happy Anniversary! Your wife is a treasure & Sam is great! Thanks for straightening out the whole Friar Tuck badger thing us badgers get no respect
Loving the weekend shows and still loving the daily shows too Harriet Tubman was especially enlightening

LS20 ,

Bite-Size Daily Church History

This podcast is absolutely wonderful! Explores topics across denominations and does a very strong academic deep-dive into a particular figure or event in church history relevant to the day. It's brief and easy to follow. Highly recommend!

Sam Pepke ,

You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll learn, and you will love!

University High School in Irvine, California should be renown for this alumni, Dr. Daniel Van Voorhis, not Will Farrell. Dr. Van Voorhis presents genuine gems from Christian History daily that will get you Google-ing, YouTube-ing, Copying & Pasting faster than you can say, "simul justus et peccator." Subscribe & Listen NOW!

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