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Joseph Bellamy

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1719–90), associate of Jonathan Edwards in the Great Awakening, and author of theological pamphlets, notably True Religion Delineated (1750).

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Bellamy, Joseph

James P. Walsh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology. 976 words.

Bellamy, Joseph (20 February 1719–06 March 1790), Congregational minister and theologian, was born in the Cheshire section of Wallingford, Connecticut, the son of Matthew Bellamy, a...

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BELLAMY, Joseph (1719–1790)

in Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1359 words.

Joseph Bellamy was born 20 February 1719 in the small town of Cheshire, Connecticut. From 1731 to 1735 Bellamy studied

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Bellamy, Joseph (1719–90)

in The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 759 words.

Joseph Bellamy, a New England Congregationalist clergyman, drew from the moral discourses of the British and German Enlightenments to defend

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Joseph Bellamy

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1719–90), associate of Jonathan Edwards in the Great Awakening, and author of theological pamphlets, notably True Religion Delineated (1750).

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Bellamy, Sir Joseph Arthur

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 52 words.

Kt 1904

Born 6 Sept. 1845; m 1868, Susan Mill (d 1908), d of William Saul Wills of Plymouth; one s two d...

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Bellamy, Joseph (1719–90)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 22 words.

(1719–90),

associate of Jonathan Edwards in the Great Awakening, and author of theological pamphlets, notably True Religion

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People's Lawyer, The (1842)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 217 words.

a play by Joseph S. Jones. [Park Theatre, 1 perf.] Winslow (Mr. Bellamy), an unscrupulous

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People's Lawyer

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1842),

a play by Joseph S. Jones. [Park Theatre, 1 perf.] Winslow (Mr. Bellamy), an unscrupulous merchant, fires his clerk, Charles Otis (Mr. Lovell), after Charles refuses to...

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Summarizing God’s Law

Joseph Bellamy.

in Early Evangelicalism

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 2602 words.

This chapter presents excerpts from Joseph Bellamy's 1750 book True Religion Delineated; or, Experimental Religion, As Distinguished from Formality on the One Hand, and Enthusiasm on the...

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Lee, Luther

Douglas M. Strong.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1116 words.

Lee, Luther (30 November 1800–13 December 1889), religious reformer, was born in Schoharie, New York, the son of Samuel Lee and Hannah Williams, pioneer farmers. His father was a...

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Theological Dispute, 1750–1858

Bruce Kuklick.

in A History of Philosophy in America

January 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 8589 words.

From 1750–1850, a philosophical theology rooted in the work of Jonathan Edwards dominated speculative thought in America. A group of Edwards's students, followers of ‘New Divinity,’ were...

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Birth of a Theologian

Douglas A. Sweeney.

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

December 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 3437 words.

This chapter briefly outlines the Taylor family history, including Nathaniel William Taylor's puritan roots in New England. Although Nathaniel William Taylor's grandfather and family...

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The Moral Government of God

Oliver D. Crisp.

in After Jonathan Edwards

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5597 words.

This chapter examines the doctrines of atonement found in Edwards’s theology and that of his immediate disciple, Joseph Bellamy, the progenitor of the New Divinity governmental model of...

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Introduction

Jonathan M. Yeager.

in Early Evangelicalism

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 1800 words.

This book charts the history of early evangelicalism that flourished during the transatlantic revivals of the eighteenth century, coinciding with the emergence of the Enlightenment in...

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Coming of Age Among the Edwardsians

Douglas A. Sweeney.

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

December 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 14537 words.

Sweeney reconstructs the New England religious culture that shaped the life of Taylor, and that derived much of its theological substance from the two distinctive foci of Edwardsian New...

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Jonathan Edwards, the New Divinity, and Cosmopolitan Calvinism

Mark Valeri.

in After Jonathan Edwards

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5652 words.

This chapter describes the relationship between Jonathan Edwards and his earliest followers, New Divinity men such as Joseph Bellamy and Samuel Hopkins. Surveying recent studies of Edwards,...

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Jonathan Edwards on Education and His Educational Legacy

Kenneth P. Minkema.

in After Jonathan Edwards

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7946 words.

Jonathan Edwards was deeply involved in education, as a tutor at Yale College, with catechists in his congregation at Northampton, with Indian children at Stockbridge, and as president of...

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Practical Disinterested Benevolence

Samuel Hopkins.

in Early Evangelicalism

September 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 3972 words.

This chapter presents excerpts from Samuel Hopkins's A Dialogue, Concerning the Slavery of the Africans; Shewing it To Be the Duty and Interest of the American Colonies to Emancipate All...

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Introduction

Jonathan Yeager.

in Enlightened Evangelicalism

April 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8953 words.

This chapter introduces Erskine, his character, significance as an evangelical and adherent of Moderate Enlightenment thought, and his place within the Scottish Enlightenment. A key...

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