Joseph Bellamy Edit Profile
Graduated from Yale, 1735. Studied theology with Jonathan Edwards, 1735-1737.
Pastor, Congregational Church, Bethlehem, Connecticut, 1738-1790. A powerful advocate in sermons of New Light theology of Great Awakening, became well-known as preacher in Southern New England, 1740’s, 50’s. Published works dealing with sin and theory of atonement, aroused controversy in Congregational ministry.
Author: True Religion Delineated, 1750. The Wisdom of God in the Permission of Sin, 1758.
Married Frances Sherman, April.; married second, Abiah Burbank, 1786.