cation of a remarkable posthumous work by Mr. Moses Lowman, one of the most learned divines among those spirit was given to him without limit.
Mr. Lowman has not formally stated the conclusion deducFor my meaning I refer the curious reader to Mr. Lowman's Tracts, where he will find the Arians beatssity, they are driven to give up the rest.
Mr. Lowman led the way, demolishing the outworks of thehandler hath confessed that he cannot answer Mr. Lowman; and if he cannot, who can?
Mr. Lowman waMr. Lowman was born in London in 1679.
He was originally intended for the bar; but soon abandoning all thoughtsflock, and respected by all who knew him.
Mr. Lowman was one of the contributors to the valuable ol.
II is a spirited paper on Orthodoxy, by Mr. Lowman. I cannot but dislike, says he,
the abng the true intent of that mysterious book.
Mr. Lowman died in 1753, in the seventy-third year of hd Bennett, in a short biographical notice of Mr. Lowman, after admitting his claim to commendation a[2 more...]
ed Bartholomew Close he avowed his change in a series of lectures on the introduction to St. John's Gospel, He expected, he says, that the consequence of this avowal would be the secession of some of his hearers; which, however, does not seem to have taken place.
Some years afterwards, he brought the subject forward in a more formal manner in a dissertation entitled Considerations on the Logos; in which he proposes an interpretation of this passage, founded on the principles maintained by Mr. Lowman, in his Essay on the Schechinah, and by Dr. Lardner, in his celebrated Letter on the Logos.
The Word of God, he considers as expressing the manifestative will of God, however or whenever made known; so that the term is applicable to any sensible means which may be resorted to for the purpose of communicating this will, or making it known to mankind.
The word became flesh, when the man Jesus had the word, that is the wisdom and power of God residing with him. But that it did not become a
Sin,) the origin of sacrifices, the shechinah, the deluge, the dispersion from Babel, the patriarchal religion exemplified in the book of Job, its corruption, the call of Abraham, and the covenant of grace with him, (referring to his pamphlet so called,) its commencement in the separation of the people of Israel, with the methods of the Divine wisdom in this important dispensation, (more fully enlarged on in his Key to the Apostolic Writings,) the civil government and ritual of the Hebrews, (Lowman referred to,) its rational and spiritual meaning (the sacrificial part of it more fully explained in his Scripture Doctrine of Atonement). He then gives a general review of the authors, and what they teach, from the Exodus to the building of the Temple, from thence to its destruction by Nebuchadnezzar; the moral causes of the captivity, and the purposes answered by it; the authors in both these periods, particularly the prophets, chronologically arranged.
Then, after a view of the state of