Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Business Insider has created an animated map that shows the rapid spread of the 5 main religions of the world, throughout 5000 years of human existence.
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory of the human race. Through countless conflicts, conquests, missions abroad, and simple word of mouth, these religions spread around the globe and forever molded the huge geographic regions in their paths.