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“Rival Messiah in a Proposed Prayer Duel”


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?”


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”


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 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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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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