Loewe was born in Munich, Bavaria. He was educated at the United World College of the Atlantic before attending, Oxford (Bachelor 1995, Master of Philosophy 1997, Master of Arts 1999).
After further studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he was Gosden Lay Chaplain, Loewe submitted for a Doctor of Philosophy (Doctor of Philosophy) degree which was awarded in 2001.
He has served as the 15th Dean of Melbourne since 2012, the second-youngest dean in the history of the diocese. An academic theologian and music historian, Loewe is also an honorary fellow and lecturer at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Education Ministry Loewe was ordained in 2001 at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.
From 2009 to 2012, Loewe was chaplain and Gavan Lecturer in Theology at Trinity College, Melbourne.
His academic research focuses on the Reformation in England and Germany as well as music history, in particular the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Loewe was installed as Dean of Melbourne at Street Paul"s Cathedral on 13 October 2012.
On 18 December 2012, Loewe officiated at the state memorial service celebrating the life of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. On 15 December 2013, he officiated at a public commemoration of Nelson Mandela"s life.
On 24 July 2014, he led a multi-faith memorial service for those who perished aboard Flight MH17.
Other Loewe was elected as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society (Fellow of the Royal Historical Society) in 2011 and was one of seven Rex Lipman Fellows who visited Street Peter"s College, Adelaide in 2012. Loewe is an outspoken advocate for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers and has repeatedly called on the federal government to do more for them. In a letter to The Age newspaper in January 2014, he condemned Australia"s refugee policy as "inhumane to those seeking our protection and demeaning to Australia".
After a curacy in Upton-cum-Chalvey from 2001 to 2004, he was appointed associate vicar of Street Mary the Great and chaplain of Michaelhouse, Cambridge, positions he held from 2004 to 2009 while also serving as a senior member of the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.