Video: Map shows how religion spread around the world


Will Truman

Will Truman is the Editor-in-Chief of Ordinary Times. He is also on Twitter.

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4 Responses

  1. Avatar Christopher Carr says:

    I guess my biggest problem with this is that it doesn’t include the animist and pagan religions that the current leading thoughtborgs supplanted.Report

    • Avatar Richard Hershberger says:

      My problem is the implicit assumption that at any given time on any given spot there is a single religion.Report

      • Avatar Kolohe says:

        Is this is a case where the blame is on the people that provided the link and not the video itself?

        The actual video itself is titled “How The 5 Major World Religions Spread”, not ‘the history of religious distribution, or not even, pace the esteemed Managing Editor, ‘How religion [singular] spread around the world’.Report

    • Avatar Burt Likko says:

      It may be better understood as “dominant” religion for a particular area.

      Hinduism in northeast South America? I was quite unaware.Report