The revival of religion has surprised many jaded world observers. But often we are not sure who's on first. Behold this handy map:
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The most fascinating aspect of this article could be the predictions for future church membership. I had no idea of the powerful results of Pentecostal missions in Africa, for instance.
This ascent of Africa is due primarily to Christian missionaries. Pentecostal Protestants, who place greater emphasis on revivalism and ecstatic religious experience - like speaking in tongues - than on theology, have proved particularly successful. In South Korea and Latin America, Pentecostal Protestants have lured many millions of worshippers away from the Catholic Church, especially in Brazil. [More]
Anyhoo, as we tend to forget here in the USA there are a lot of people out there who believe much differently but equally strongly on matters of faith as we do.