The new second edition of The Christian Almanac is a day-by-day recounting of the significant moments of Christian and Western history. In it are famous births, deaths, world events and notable anniversaries of the last 2000 years. Each day of the calendar year receives a two-page treatment, beginning with an essay about a significant event that took place on that day. The entry for each day also has a list of the most significant events that occurred on that day, battles, political events, key moments in Christian history and so forth. Each day also contains suggested Scripture readings and actions or suggestions that may include music to appreciate, books to read, events to celebrate, or service to render.