Dean Sieberhagen

Associate Professor of Islamic Studies
Director of the Islamic Studies Program
Vernon D. and Jeannette Davidson Chair of Missions

Dean Sieberhagen


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Bachelor of Commerce, Rhodes University, 1985; post-graduate Diploma in Education, 1986; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2001; Doctorate in Theology, University of South Africa, 2013

Dr. Sieberhagen serves as Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of the Master’s in Islamic Studies Program. Prior to his service at Southwestern, Dr. Sieberhagen was an IMB missionary in central Asia for over a decade. He is passionate about training others to reach the unreached peoples of the world with the gospel.

Dr. Sieberhagen has contributed a chapter on “Church and Culture” for a forthcoming book on Church Revitalization. Dr. Sieberhagen is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and has presented at the national conference. He has contributed book reviews for the Southwestern Journal of Theology, and  he contributes regular blog posts to “Theological Matters” on the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s website.

Dr. Sieberhagen and his family are members of Hulen Street Church. He was and remains an active sportsman, having played soccer, rugby, tennis, cricket and golf at a competitive level.

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