World's fastest-growing faith? A surprising answer
November 13, 2012
What is the world's fastest growing religion?
The answer from Philip Jenkins, a noted Baylor University scholar specializing in religious history, may come as a surprise. Islam is on the rise in the West, but elsewhere in the world the greatest growth is in Christianity. He concludes:
When I am asked about the world's fastest growing religion, then, I answer unequivocally: Islam. Or, Christianity outside Europe.