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Cordis_Melum discusses the ambitious mid-20th Century modernization program in mainland China known as the Great Leap Forward. The ideology behind the push to establish a self-sufficient communist utopia; the steps and mis-steps taken in industry and agriculture; the political blowback; and the aftermath covered.

Direct download: AHP_031_GreatLeapForward.mp3
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Continuing the conversation with Husky54 about the Book of Daniel. In this episode we cover the later chapters of Daniel before moving on to chapters and additional text considered apocryphal in some traditions. 

Till 18:38 - Chapters 8-12

18:38 - Prayer of Azariah

26:28 - Susanna and the Elders

33:37 - Bel and the Dragon

43:14 - Interpretations of Daniel

Direct download: AHP_030_BookofDaniel2.mp3
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