This quick video is a facinating showcase of how the five major religions of the world expanded and contracted across geography through time. Christianity, Judism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam all had their own political and geographic trajectories in addition to their unique senses of spiritualism and their contributions to religous understandings.
Often times their respective paths came at the cost of zero sum games – where one ebbs forward, the other recedes. While some of these movements represented the march of war and conquest – often times religion was shared with new communites peacefully as new and old neighbors sought out existential answers and reached to others for aid. Only Antarchtica was unaffected… until now… Enjoy