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James Anthony Froude
Confessions Of A Sceptic - The Nemesis of Faith (1849)

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Born: April 23, 1818

Died: October 20, 1894 (aged 76)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Historian

Bio: James Anthony Froude was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. From his upbringing amidst the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement, Froude intended to become a clergyman, but doubts about the doctrines of the Anglican church, published in his scandalous 1849 novel The Nemesis of Faith, drove him to abandon his religious career.

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