University professor. Born– November 30, 1930, Birmingham. Parents– Joseph Langhorne and Fanny (Bowers) Hammond. Married– Alice Jean Love, June 27, 1959. Children– Two. Education– Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1951; Yale University, B.D., 1955; Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., 1962; additional graduate courses at University of Utrecht and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Teaching fellow at Vanderbilt University, 1955-1957; professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), 1958-1978; after 1978, head of Department of Philosophy and Religion. President, VPI Faculty Senate; president, Montgomery County, Virginia Council on Human Relations.
Who’s Who in America, 1980.
Man in Estrangement; a Comparison of the Thought of Paul Tillich and Erich Fromm. Nashville; Vanderbilt University Press, 1965.
The Power of Self-transcendence; an Introduction to the Philosophical Theology of Paul Tillich. St. Louis; Bethany Press, 1966.