Benjamin Hegeman

Benjamin Hegeman, PhD

Adjunct Professor of the Christian Study of Islam


Benjamin is a co-founder and Academic Dean of the Lilias Trotter Center. He and his wife (Christine) are SIM missionaries working in a tribal tongue in Francophone West Africa since 1990. As both historian and missiologist, he has taught courses on Islam and discipleship to a growing number of global colleagues at both undergraduate and graduate levels.


  • PhD, Rijks University of Utrecht
  • Doctorandus, Rijks University of Utrecht
  • MDiv, Central Baptist Seminary
  • B.R.S., Central Baptist Seminary
  • B.A., University of Waterloo

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