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Dowie, John Alexander

(1847–1907). B. Edinburgh, Scot.; to S Australia 1860; returned 1867; finished educ. at U. of Edinburgh; ordained Cong. pastor 1870; preacher at Alma and Sydney, Australia, 1870; during plague began ministry of divine healing*; left Cong. Ch. 1878; organized a Divine Healing Assoc. at Melbourne, Australia; to San Francisco, California, 1888; to Evanston, Illinois, 1890; to Chicago 1893; founded Christian* Cath. Ch. 1896; proclaimed himself Elijah the Restorer 1901; deposed 1906.


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