Geographic Timeline of World Religions
Through countless invasions, conversions, missionary activities and word of mouth, religion spread their belief system and grow to be the dominant faith in the world. Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism and Buddhism are five of the largest religious organisations that have a strong influence on the laws and traditions of the country they conquered. Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Jews and Buddhists have given us spectacular stories, structures and festivals. Watch this geographic timeline of world religions as it visualized the spread of the major faiths from their historical origins. See also World of Religion: Most Followers Worldwide.