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Joseph Bellamy

Bellamy, Joseph, 1719–90, New England clergyman, b. Cheshire, Conn. A follower of Jonathan Edwards and a powerful revivalist of the Great Awakening, he preached in Bethlehem, Conn., for 52 years. Bellamy wrote True Religion Delineated (1750) and pamphlets in opposition to the Half-Way Covenant.

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