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John Alexander Dowie
b. May 25, 1847 – d. March 9, 1907 • Evangelist • Religious group founder
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Dowie, John Alexander
Dowie, John Alexander (1847–1907)Faith healer and evangelist; founder of the Christian Catholic ChurchBorn in Edinburgh (Scotland) and reared in Australia, Dowie returned to Edinburgh in 1868 to study theology. Following his ordination as a Congregational minister, he served a pastorate in Sydney (Australia).