John Allen (religious writer)
John Allen (1771–1839) was an English dissenting layman and religious writer.
His major work, first published in 1816, was Modern Judaism; or a Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites, and Ceremonies of the Jews in Modern Times (i.e. since the Christian era). It was reprinted in 1830. He also published:
- an anonymous volume called The Fathers, the Reformers, and the Public Formularies of the Church of England in Harmony with Calvin and against the Bishop of Lincoln (1812);
- Memoirs of Major-General Burn, 1815, on Andrew Burn;
- a translation of Calvin's Institutes;
- some sermons of Danirel de Superville, 1816; and
- Two Dissertations on Sacrifices from the Latin of William Owtram.