Religion, War And World Borders

We all know Christianity isn’t the only religion in the world – from headlines about Jewish Israel and talks with Muslim Iran, it’s hard to miss. But how and where did the world religions spread from?

All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age. -Matthew 28:18-20

We all know Christianity isn’t the only religion in the world – from headlines about Jewish Israel and talks with Muslim Iran, it’s hard to miss. But how and where did the world religions spread from? This map shows on a timeline the spread of religions, both good and bad: missionary work right alongside the Crusades, conquest and colonlialism. Where these areas meet – Christianity and Buddhism, Christianity and Islam, Christianity and Buddhism – there can be clashes, but also great opportunity. Check out this crash course in world religious history in the video below!

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