My life in the cult: How “serving God” unraveled into sex abuse, child neglect and a waking nightmare |
I had no idea what a costly decision it would be — to burn bridges with everyone I’d been close to, to give up the only world I had known. Like St. Francis of old, I saw myself as a committed follower
Travel Get more out of your Ocala National Forest visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby. The Ocala National Forest, north of Orlando, is the world's largest contiguous sand scrub
Those around us did their best to offer words of comfort, but after a while, I became tired and even resentful of the comments about my daughter needing to go be with Jesus. Worse still, I isolated myself
Here's one potential site. The fiery fate of the doomed cities of Sodom and Gomorrah has captured the imaginations of artists, theologians and archaeologists for years. The book of Genesis describes how
Ancient Rome may have been much larger than originally believed, according to recent archaeological findings. In an excavation area on Quirinal Hill, researchers have discovered a well-preserved rectangular
You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka. This story is part
So I decided to use the Pitney Farm as a prism of place through which I could glean the reality of slavery in my own community. There was no mention of such history in any of the local literature, nor
In 1996, a Washington college student trying to sneak into a hydroplane race on the Columbia River — and drinking a Busch Light — stumbled upon one of the most ancient, most complete skeletons ever discovered.
Within a nondescript Bronze Age cemetery first discovered by Swedish archaeologists in 1934 and rediscovered by the Xinjiang Archaeological Institute in 2000, researchers have found the oldest and best-preserved
The Nasa New Horizons spacecraft has captured incredible images of the surface of the dwarf planet Pluto These are the amazing images of the surface of Pluto captured by Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft.
Archeologists in Arles have unearthed one of the only full Roman murals ever found outside Italy Archaeologists have unearthed extremely rare ancient Roman frescoes, comparable to those found in the Villa
Ahead of a major exhibition, Alastair Smart explains why we remain so fascinated by this magnificent, mysterious and bloodthirsty people The trouble with the great civilisations of Mesoamerica isn’t just
Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) — Before he allegedly opened fire on members of a Bible study group at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylann Roof sat with them. He might have prayed with them.
At Ovenly, a bakery based in Brooklyn, N.Y., owners Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin believe everybody should love frosting and cookies. Here, they share all the secrets to their best-selling chocolate
A big congratulations to Kukla, whose Spiced Shrimp in Lemon-Ginger Sauce was voted Your Best Recipe for the Shore. This week, Kukla's Spiced Shrimp in Lemon-Ginger Sauce won the contest for Your Best
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Daniel Gritzer] Tender, creamy potatoes make the perfect hearty-but-neutral base for simple summer salads. The picnic and barbecue standard is also incredibly versatile,