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Joseph Bellamy (1719–1790)

Bellamy, Joseph. An American clergyman and educator; born in Cheshire, CT, in 1719; died in Bethlehem, CT, March 6, 1790. He graduated at Yale in 1735; in 1740 became pastor of the church in Bethlehem, where he remained until his death. About 1742 he established a divinity school, in which many celebrated clergymen were trained. Among his published works, besides his ‘Sermons,’ are: ‘True Religion Delineated’ (1750); ‘The Nature and Glory of the Gospel’ (1762); and ‘The Half-Way Covenant’ (1769).