Bodonhelyi, József (Joseph) (Fülöpszállás, 15 March 1909 - Budapest, 24 October 1965) – Minister of the Reformed Church, Professor of Theology. He received his high school education at Kecskemét and his higher studies in Theology at the University of Debrecen (1928 -1932), at the University of Halle-Wittenberg (1932-1933), and at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland (1933-1934, 1935-1936). At the latter he obtained a Ph.D. in Arts in 1936. In 1938, at the University of Debrecen, he earned a Doctorate in Theology “sub auspiciis Gubernatoris”. In 1937 he received his Degree in Education (Dip.Ed.) and became an honorary lecturer (privatdozent) at the University of Debrecen. He worked as an assistant minister in a number of places; then, from 1939, as a minister in Orgovány, later in Debrecen. From 1941 until his death he was Professor of Practical Theology at the Reformed Theological Academy of Budapest and, from 1961, was concurrently one of the Ministers at the Kálvin Square Church of Budapest. His articles and studies appeared in learned journals in Hungary and abroad. Apart from his college and university notes he was the author of: The Spiritual life of English Puritanism and its Influences in Hungary (Az angol puritanizmus lelki élete és magyar hatásai) (1942), and The Age of Internal Mission 1896-1918 (A belmisszió kora 1896-1918) (1955). In 1960 he received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Aberdeen. – B: 0883, 1160, T: 7456.