Religions:  Engaging with Black Hebrew Israelites

In this episode, Dr. Del Rosario and Vocab Malone discuss the Black Hebrew Israelite religion, focusing on understanding them while engaging them with the truth of the gospel.

About the Contributors

Mikel Del Rosario

Dr. Mikel Del Rosario is Project Manager for Cultural Engagement at the Hendricks Center, Adjunct Professor of Media Arts and Worship at Dallas Theological Seminary and Adjunct Professor of Apologetics and World Religion at William Jessup University. Mikel co-authors The Table Briefing articles in Bibliotheca Sacra with Darrell Bock, manages the Table Podcast, and helps Christians defend the faith with courage and compassion through his apologetics ministry. He holds a PhD in Biblical Studies with an Emphasis in New Testament Studies from DTS, a Master of Theology (ThM) from DTS and an MA in Christian Apologetics from Biola University.


Vocab Malone

VOCAB MALONE holds a Master’s from Phoenix Seminary and has engaged in post-grad work at both Talbot and Trinity. Vocab’s ministry focus is urban contextualized apologetics. He hosts a livestream show across various social media platforms, The Street Apologist. 


Vocab has participated in many public debates and dialogues with Muslims, atheists, Kemetics, the Eastern Orthodox, and especially “Hebrew Israelites”. He’s the author of a book on the history and beliefs of 1West Hebrew Israelism and a contributing author to “Our God is Triune: Essays in Biblical Theology”, and a freelance contributor for a few apologetics print publications. 


Vocab enjoys geek culture and Christian hip hop. He resides in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.