January 23, 2014

Timeline: World Religions Conquest Map (in 90 Seconds!)

Religions are about peace, love, compassion…and war.

One note: the birth of Buddha is in dispute due to the discovery of a much older shrine. Linky link link.


How has the geography of religion evolved over the centuries, and where has it sparked wars? Our map gives us a brief history of the world’s most well-known religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Selected periods of inter-religious bloodshed are also highlighted. Want to see 5,000 years of religion in 90 seconds? Ready, Set, Go!

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