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Bosworth, F.F.
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Fred Francis (F.F.) Bosworth (1877–1958) was a Pentecostal pioneer, musician, and famous healing evangelist whose ministry spanned several decades, beginning in the early years of the twentieth century. He played a prominent role in the Pentecostal movement in the United States. He also worked with the healing evangelists of the Voice of Healing during the post-World War II healing revival.

Bosworth was born on January 17, 1877, to Burton and Amelia Bosworth on a farm near Utica, NE. As a child, Bosworth discovered his talent for music, and he learned to…

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Barnes III, Roscoe, “Bosworth, F.F.”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 09 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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