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Post Posted:: May 6th, 2016, 4:56 pm 
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Short History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1834 - 1903).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/short-history-of-the-christian-church-by-john-fletcher-hurst/

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"The present work has as its basis the series of five Short Histories by the same author, which appeared in the following order: The Reformation, 1884; The Early Church, 1886; The Medieval Church, 1887; The Modern Church in Europe, 1888; and The Church in the United States, 1890. The five volumes form a connected History of the Church nearly down to the present time." (from the preface)
John Fletcher Hurst was an American bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He wrote the 5 histories as Chautauqua textbooks.


  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/shorthistoryof00hurs
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): special - Standard, plus noting any possible deviations from the text that change the meaning. Not required to read along

    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of Short History of the Christian Church. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "Short History of the Christian Church, by John Fletcher Hurst. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Part [number] Section [number] Chapter [number] of Short History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of Chapter [number]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of Short History of the Christian Church, by John Fletcher Hurst. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

  • Example filename christianchurch_##_hurst_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. christianchurch_01_hurst_128kb.mp3)

    Transfer of files (completed recordings)
    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: TriciaG
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


    Any questions?
    Please post below

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Post Posted:: May 6th, 2016, 4:56 pm 
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The name is ironic; it will be 180 sections in all. :shock:

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Post Posted:: May 11th, 2016, 3:14 pm 
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And we're off!

Voice was a little hoarse after my bike ride. :)

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Post Posted:: May 23rd, 2016, 9:21 pm 

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Wow, I didn't know this was here. I'll have to be sure I'm subscribed to receive email updates.
And we're....almost....off and there'll only be 178 sections to go. lol


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Post Posted:: May 25th, 2016, 2:44 pm 

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Sections 0 & 1 PL OK :thumbs:

So far this book is keeping me on the edge of my seat..... 8-)


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Post Posted:: June 7th, 2016, 4:12 pm 
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Two chapters uploading in this project. :)

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Post Posted:: June 15th, 2016, 4:36 pm 
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Section 4 is up.

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Post Posted:: June 16th, 2016, 11:17 am 

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Sections 2, 3 & 4 PL OK :thumbs:

Boy, that one section was a real exercise in pronunciation!!
I was particularly interested in the portion about women and especially children...also slaves all being killed if there was an unsolved murder.. That certainly does put a different slant where Jesus was coming from! I knew there was a culture different but didn't know quite how extreme.


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Post Posted:: August 23rd, 2016, 4:35 pm 
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And, two more chapters up in this!

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Post Posted:: October 20th, 2016, 7:31 pm 

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Confirming that Chapters 5 & 6 are indeed PL OK :D
after the server problem. ;)


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Post Posted:: November 17th, 2016, 3:57 pm 
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I did three more chapters in this. They're nice and short. :)

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Post Posted:: November 17th, 2016, 8:23 pm 

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Chapters 7, 8 and 9 PL OK :thumbs:

"I know the first born of Satan." Yeah, that's quite to the point. ;)


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Post Posted:: January 10th, 2017, 4:52 pm 
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One of these posted. I think I'll work on this some more now that Phoebe is recorded.

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Post Posted:: January 11th, 2017, 3:42 pm 

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Section 10 PL OK :thumbs:

It was interesting to listen to the same voice reading well written church history material just after listening to that same voice reading the speakings of very uneducated folk.... although well written, of course. :lol:


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Post Posted:: January 16th, 2017, 12:36 pm 
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Four more chapters up!

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