Medieval Battering Rams and castle terminology

Allure – Wall-walk, passage behind the parapet of a castle wall. Arrow Loop – A narrow vertical slit cut into a wall through which arrows could be fired. Bailey – Courtyard. Ballista – Engine resembling a crossbow, used in hurling missiles or large arrows. Continue reading Medieval Battering Rams and castle terminology

From The Atlantic, JUNE 18, 2014: The Seven Signs That You’re in a Cult by Boze Herrington

The Seven Signs That You’re in a Cult A former member of a tight-knit college prayer group describes his community’s disintegration—and how one of its members ended up dead. BOZE HERRINGTON JUNE 18, 2014 November 2, 2012, was a beautiful Friday Continue reading From The Atlantic, JUNE 18, 2014: The Seven Signs That You’re in a Cult by Boze Herrington