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Hammett to present lectures on Knowing God's Will

by: University Relations

Dr. John HammettDr. John S. Hammett, professor of systematic theology and associate dean of theological studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, will deliver two lectures March 5 for Charleston Southern University’s annual Staley Lecture Series.

Hammett will present Three Views on Knowing God’s Will: Specific-Will View, Wisdom View and Relationship View at 1:30 p.m. in the Gold Room.

He will present Making Decisions about Life’s Gray Areas, Vocation and Marriage at 6 p.m. in the Gold Room.

Hammett began teaching courses on Church History, Theology and Baptist Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1995. While he has written numerous publications, his most well-known work is Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches: A Contemporary Ecclesiology (Kregel, 2005).

Hammett has served in a variety of pastoral staff positions in North Carolina, Kentucky and Indiana from 1982-1991. He also served as a missionary with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention as a professor of systematic theology at the South Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary in Rio de Janeiro (1992-1994).

He received degrees from Duke University (BA, 1977), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (MDiv, 1981), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (DMin, 1986) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (PhD, 1991). Hammett and his wife, Linda, live in Wake Forest, North Carolina. They have two children, Michael and Suzanne.

The Staley Distinguished Scholar Series is a project of the Thomas F. Staley Foundation. The lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Michael L. Bryant at mbryant@csuniv.edu.

 

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