About the Author
John L. Stoddard, born in 1850, was an American author and lecturer of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. After graduating from Williams College and teaching at Boston Latin School, he began extensive travelling in 1874, publishing Red-Letter Days Abroad a decade later. In addition his apologetic work Rebuilding a Lost Faith, he also composed ten volumes??? worth of popular lectures, collectively printed as John L. Stoddard???s Lectures. Mr. Stoddard died in 1931 at the age of eighty-one.
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