Lowman, Moses

Lowman, Moses a learned English dissenting divine, was born in London in 1680, and was educated at Middle Temple, and subsequently at Leyden and Utrecht. In 1710 he became minister of a Presbyterian congregation at Clapham, Surrey, where he labored until his death in 1752. He was eminently skilled in Jewish antiquities, and is the author of a learned work on the Civil Government of the Hebrews (London, 1740, 1745, 1816, 8vo); of a Paraphrase and Notes of Revelation (1737, 1745, 4to; 1791, 1807, 8vo), of which work Doddridge remarked that he had "received more satisfaction from it, in regard to many difficulties in that book, than he ever found elsewhere, or expected to have found at all:" — Argument from Prophecy in proof that Jesus is the Messiah (London, 1733, 8vo), which Dr. Leland calls "a valuable book;" and Rationale of the Ritual of Hebrew Worship (1748, 1816, 8vo). See Prot. Diss. Mag. volume 1 and 2; Allibone, Dict. of British and American Authors, s.v.

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