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Where is Jesus?

Shroud Of Turin

Ahmadi Muslims hold the unique belief that Jesus (peace be upon him) survived the crucifixion and travelled towards India to continue his ministry among the Lost Tribes of Israel. Furthermore, they claim that his tomb, containing his body, has been

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Naming the Antichrist

Naming the Antichrist

(A brief summary of the historical dynamics that shaped the vitriolic and divisive rhetoric of Dr. John Alexander Dowie) The Age of Enlightenment witnessed an intellectual backlash against the authority of the Church, as well as some of its fundamental

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Sin Filled Foundations

Sin Filled Foundations

Many record that tongues were originally received at Charles Parham’s school. However, history reveals there was a precursor to Parham. That was Frank Sandford. “records Parham as having first heard tongue speaking when Sandford’s students emerged from the school’s Prayer

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The Seal Of Zion

Seal of Zion

Author: William Schwager (article published in 1971) The corporate seal of any city denotes the stamp of officialdom. Every important contract must carry the seal in order that such a document signifies authenticity. The city of Zion has such a

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Love for All, Hatred for None

The_Promised_Messiah

Hasan Speach-jalsa salana 2002 Earlier this month, the Rev. Jerry Vines, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, at the group’s national meeting in St. Louis, blamed many of America’s problems on religious pluralism. In his hatred spewing rhetoric, Rev.

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Intolerance with reference to Jihaad

Intolerance with reference to Jihaad

Author: Hasan Hakeem Bismillah-hir-Rahmaan-nir-Raheem My Dear Brothers & Sisters, We are living in a day and age when Islam finds itself attacked on all fronts and it stands in the face of innumerable odds.  That’s nothing new to Islam and

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“Rival Messiah in a Proposed Prayer Duel”

Victory_of_prayer_over_prejudice

THE LITERARY DIGEST Volume XXVI, No. 25 “Rival Messiah in a Proposed Prayer Duel” Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, of Qadian, Punjab, India, is the “promised Messiah,” according to statements made over his own signature.  He has challenged Dr. Dowie, of this

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“Will Dowie Fight this Duel?”

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THE INTER OCEAN, CHICAGO Sunday, JUNE 28, 1903 Vol. XXXIL Number 96 “Will Dowie Fight this Duel?” Who is a liar? Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, Punjab, India wants to know, and he believes he can get the truth out

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“The War of the Prophets”

Dr John Alex Dowie in robe

THE TRUTH SEEKER, New York, NY June 15, 1907 “The War of the Prophets” Now that Dowie is dead and buried, his claims repudiated, and none so hard up for an objurgation as to swear by his heard as that

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“The Rival Prophets”

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NEW YORK TIMES, Editorial March 29, 1903 “The Rival Prophets” It is definitely settled that this community is to be invaded in October next by the spectacular Mr. Dowie and several thousands of his followers.  Mr. Dowie is the founder

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Grand Prophecy

THE ARGONAUT, San Francisco Dec 1, 1902 The Argonaut has received, for review, from Mufti Mohammad Sadiq, of Qauadian, Gundaspur, India, a pamphlet by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, of the same address, who, we glean, holds the position of Chief of

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“Dowie Faithful Hold Last Rites”

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE March 12, 1907 “Dowie Faithful Hold Last Rites” Ten Score Followers of “First Apostle” Refuse to Participate in Other Services NOT TO ATTEND FUNERAL Gladstone Continues with Arrangements for Final Ceremonies on Thursday Funeral services were held

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“Ghulam Ahmad’s Challenge”

THE INTER OCEAN, Chicago Saturday, JUNE 27, 1903 Editorial “Ghulam Ahmad’s Challenge” The Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, Punjab, India, who proclaims himself ? the promised Messiah? and claims already 100,000 followers, has been greatly stirred by the recent prediction

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Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Quadian, India, threatens to pray

THE DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE ROCHESTER, N.Y. THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1903 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Quadian, India, threatens to pray Prophet Elijah Dowie to death. All Right.  Such long-range assassination As that is permissible.  Sail right in, Mirza.

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A Praying duel Proposition

BURLINGTON DAILY FREE PRESS BURLINGTON, VT SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 1903 A Praying duel Proposition People in different parts of the country have been seriously discussing the efficacy of prayer in connection with the breaking of the recent drought, and there

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BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER 1903

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER THURSDAY MORNING JUNE 25, 1903 Dr. Dowie, Elijah II, has received a challenge to a prayer duel by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Quadian, Punjab, India. If Dr. Ahmad had only challenged the second Elijah to pronounce his

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DOWIE VERSUS GHULAM

BALTIMORE AMERICAN THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1903 DOWIE VERSUS GHULAM There is trouble in faquirdom.  Comes now the pot and challenges the kettle to a contest in blackness.  In other words, comes Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Quidian, Punjaub, India, defying the

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When Zion Ruled the Waves

From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs… –Isaiah 24:16 A dot on the map midway between Waukegan and Kenosha, the lakeside Illinois town of Zion doesn’t make the news much these days, but throughout the first

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Welcome to Shiloh House

Author: AMJ Welcome to Shiloh House Home of John Alexander Dowie Founder of Zion SHILOH HOUSE A Self-guided Tour Historic Shiloh House 1300 Shiloh Blvd. Zion, Illinois Self-guided Tour Please note as you tour historic Shiloh House that, in most

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The Purpose of Messiah

Author: Mubasher Ahmad Messiah 2000 Inter faith Symposium Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin THE PURPOSE OF MESSIAH 2000 INTERFAITH CONFERENCE AUGUST 12, 2000 (Speech by Mubasher Ahmad, Regional Missionary, West Midwest Region) The purpose of today’s interfaith symposium is to take

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