Sunday, February 7, 2016

"The March of Christianity: The future of the world's most popular religion is African" - The Economist

A well-researched article on the growth of the Christian faith in Africa and the reasons for African people being such devout followers of Jesus Christ.

Sub-Saharan Africa is not only home to the world’s most observant Christians; it is also the fastest-growing region on the planet by population. And its entrenched poverty means that even if it enjoys decades of rapid economic development, it is unlikely to reach the levels of wealth that tend to correspond to increased secularisation. As Christians celebrate the birth of Christ, the centre of gravity of the world’s most popular religion is shifting towards the birthplace of humanity itself.

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