John S. Hammett

Senior Professor of Systematic Theology (Retired)


John Hammett is Senior Professor of Systematic Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 1995. Prior to that he was a pastor for nine years in North Carolina, Kentucky and Indiana, and a missionary with the International Mission Board at the South Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is the author of Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches (now it its second edition) and 40 Questions About Baptism and the Lord’s Supper and is co-author of The Doctrine of Humanity: The Divine Design. He has been married to his wife Linda for 44 years and has two adult children, and one granddaughter.



BA, Duke University
MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
DMin, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Additional Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School

Books by Dr. Hammett

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Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement

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Those Who Must Give an Account

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Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches

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40 Questions about Baptism and the Lord's Supper

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