Dow·​ie·​ite | \ -ēˌīt\
plural -s

Definition of Dowieite 

: a member of the Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion, a religious organization chiefly centered in Zion City near Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1896 by John Alexander Dowie and devoted originally to the practice of a religious communal life, faith healing, and abstinence

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History and Etymology for Dowieite

John A. Dowie †1907 Scottish religious leader in the U.S. + English -ite

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