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Crushing Rahab: Does the Old Testament Borrow from Myth?

Does the Old Testament borrow mythical ideas from Israels ancient Near Eastern neighbors? This is a longstanding question. Creation stories are a good test case. In the creation myths of Israels idolatrous neighbors, we sometimes read of conflict at creation, in which one god defeats another and uses the defeated gods corpse to create the... Read more

A Black Man Has Died After Begging a Police Officer to Stop Crushing His Neck | RELEVANT Magazine

Shocking and disturbing cell phone footage has emerged from Minneapolis, Minnesota, showing eight minutes of a white police officer crushing a black man’s neck with his knee, refusing to listen to the man’s pleas that he couldn’t breathe and ignoring the cries of onlookers begging him to stop. The man becomes unresponsive and was later... Read more