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Philosophy and religion educator

Guyton Bowers Hammond, American philosophy and religion educator. Chairman board advisers Virginia Polytechnic Institute chapter Young Men’s Christian Association, 1966-1967. Member American Academy Religion (national board directors, president Southeastern region 1968-1969), North America Paul Tillich Society (president 1981-1982), Virginia Philosophical Association, Lambda Chi Alpha.

Background

Hammond, Guyton Bowers was born on November 7, 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Joseph Langhorne and Fanny (Bowers) Hammond.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1951;postgraduate, U. Utrecht, Netherlands, 1951-1952;postgraduate, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1952-1953;Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1955;Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1962.

Career

Graduate teaching fellow, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1955-1957;instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1957-1958;assistant professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1958-1962;associate professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1962-1967;professor philosophy and religion, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, since 1967;head department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1978-1985;president faculty senate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1971-1972, 75-76. President Council on Human Relations, Montgomery County, Virginia, 1962-1963.

Membership

Chairman board advisers Virginia Polytechnic Institute chapter Young Men’s Christian Association, 1966-1967. Member American Academy Religion (national board directors, president Southeastern region 1968-1969), North America Paul Tillich Society (president 1981-1982), Virginia Philosophical Association, Lambda Chi Alpha.

Connections

Married Alice Jean Love, June 27, 1959. Children– Bruce Guyton, Mitchell Love.

father:
Joseph Langhorne Hammond

mother:
Fanny (Bowers) Hammond

spouse:
Alice Jean Love

children:
Bruce Guyton Hammond

Mitchell Love Hammond