Dan van Voorhis

Dan van Voorhis is an author, historian, professor, and speaker at 1517. After receiving his Ph.D. in History from the University of St. Andrews, Dr. van Voorhis spent 11 years teaching history and political thought at Concordia University, Irvine. He is now the 1517 Academy Dean. He also spends his time writing for 1517 and hosting/producing podcasts including the Soul of Christianity and the Christian History Almanac. Dan is married to Beth Anne, and they have two sons, Coert and Raymond.


Monday, December 11, 2023

Today on the Christian History Almanac, we head to the mailbag to answer a


Friday, December 8, 2023

Today on the Christian History Almanac, we look at an exemplary Puritan:


Christmas in Psalm 98: Singing Rocks and other Strange Christmas Lyrics

Psalm 98, with its promise of a sea and mountains singing, takes these imposing natural features and turns them into a praise choir.

Church Fathers: Origen, the Humble Teacher

Origen is wrong about stuff, but he had the foresight to say that if he was wrong, he was open to correction.

Juneteenth and the Proclamation of Freedom

The story of Juneteenth is one of living between proclamation and emancipation, and the story of the Christian faith is one of living in that same tension.


2023 Here We Still Stand: C.S. Lewis & the Untamed God

SOLD OUT - An annual three day event, designed to center your faith in Christ for you, based in the Scriptural truths rediscovered in the Reformation.


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MockingBird Regional Event


Johann Arndt: A Prophet of Lutheran Pietism


The Sinner/Saint Devotional: 60 Days in the Psalms


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