Hammett, John Samuel
Senior Professor of Systematic Theology
Associate Dean of Theological Studies
John Leadley Dagg Chair of Systematic Theology

email: jhammett@sebts.edu

Program: Graduate     Discipline: Theology     Area: Theological Studies    

Teaching Since: 1996
B.A., Duke University, 1977
M.Div. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1981
D. Min., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986
Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991

Teaching Goals
My goal for teaching is to see a generation of Baptist pastors, missionaries, and leaders trained in sound theology and vital spirituality.

Reading Recommendation
Knowing God, by J. I. Packer
The Cross of Christ, by John Stott

Favorite Quotes, Movies, Books
I enjoy reading theology, biographies, and mystery/detective novels.

Books in Print:
  • Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches: A Contemporary Ecclesiology. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2005
  • "The Doctrine of Humanity." in A Theology for the Church, ed. Daniel Akin. Nashville: B & H Academic, 2007
  • John Hammett and Ben Merkle, eds., Those Who Must Give an Account: A Study of Church Membership and Church Discipline (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2012).

Publications and/or Scholarly Writings:
  • "Regenerate Church Membership," in Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches, eds. Thomas White, Jason Duesing, and Malcolm Yanrell III. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2008
  • "Surfing the Church: Can True Connection be Built Online?" Relevant Network Leader, Issue 21 (Winter 2008), 42-46 (co-authored with Jonathan Merritt)
  • "The Church According to Emergent/Emerging Church," in Evangelicals Engaging Emergent, ed. William D. Henard and Adam W. Greenway, Nashville: B & H, 2009
  • "Multi-Site Churches in History," 9 Marks eJournal, vol. 6, issue 3 (May/June 2009).
  • "The Lord's Day" and "Baptism and the Lord's Supper," in The Baptist Faith and Message, Doug Blount and Joseph Waddell, eds. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007.
  • John Hammett, "What Makes a Multi-Site Church One Church?" Great Commission Research Journal, vol. 4, no. 1 (Summer 2012):95-107.

Research Interests
Ecclesiology (especially multi-site church, missional church), Reformation theology, Doctrine of Humanity, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of the Atonement

Duke University (1977): elected to Phi Beta Kappa, graduated summa cum laude
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1981) graduated summa cum laude
SEBTS (2002) received Excellence in Teaching Award

Society Memberships
Evangelical Theological Society

Courses Taught

    FALL 2017
        THE3110Christian Theology I
        THE3120Christian Theology II
        THE6110Christian Theology I
        THE6120Christian Theology II
        THE9750Seminar on the Doctrine of the Church

    SUMMER 2017
        THE3120Christian Theology II
        THE6120Christian Theology II
        THE9750Seminar on the Doctrine of the Church

    SPRING 2017
        PHD9202Reading Seminar II
        THE3110Christian Theology I
        THE3120Christian Theology II
        THE4810The Doctrine of the Church
        THE6110Christian Theology I
        THE6120Christian Theology II
        THE7810The Doctrine of the Church

    JANUARY 2017
        THE9930Anthropology and the Social Sciences

    FALL 2016
        THE0612Christian Theology II
        THE3110Christian Theology I
        THE3120Christian Theology II
        THE6110Christian Theology I
        THE6120Christian Theology II
        THE9550Seminar on the Doctrine of Humanity

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