Dr. Daniel van Voorhis has been a professor of history and political science for over 10 years, having most recently served as the Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University, Irvine, Calif. Dr. van Voorhis can be found acting as the Dean of the 1517 Academy, hosting the daily podcast The Christian History Almanac, producing The Soul of Christianity, and writing weekly at 1517.org. He is the author of two books (Monsters and Johann Arndt) and numerous articles in journals, magazines, and online. Dr. van Voorhis worked in broadcast radio and television before taking his B.A. in Theology and earning his Ph.D. at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He and his wife, Beth Anne, have two sons: Coert and Raymond.