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Christian History Almanac

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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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On this day, we celebrate the feast day for St. Simon and St. Jude, and in 321 Constantine wins at Milvian. The reading is "How Sweet the Name of Jesus" by John Newton.

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On this day in 1978, the New International Version of the Bible was published. Also on this day in 1746, Princeton College of New Jersey was chartered. The reading is "Contentment" by William Cowper.

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Today we celebrate two feasts: the first of St. James, the brother of Jesus on the Lutheran calendar, and the second St. John of Capistrano, the soldier saint. The reading is from G.K. Chesterton, "A Hymn."

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