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Hinduism has the largest number of followers, followed closely by Islam (900 million and some 850 million respectively), followed by Buddhism and CHristianity (with Buddhism s…lightly leading but both in the neighborhood of 320-335 million), followed by CHinese folk religions with some 235 million. The figures then drop sharply to 18-20 million Sikhs, followed distantly by Jews, Jains, Confucians, Zoroastrians, Shintos, Bahais, and a host of folk and ethnic or tribal religions, Yaresan, Yezidi, Mandeans etc...
Islam is the most common religion in Southwest Asia, representingover 80% of the region's population.
Christianity has the most followers, but is divided into many branches (Catholicism being the largest). Additionally, different religions are dominant in different… places. Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Voodoo, and Chinese Folk Religion all have countries in which they dominate as the principle religion.
As the word "Johannesburg" is fairly large and difficult to say, most of the locals refer to Johannesburg simply as "Joburg" (Pronounced "Joe-Burg"). Johannesbur…g is also known as "Egoli" (pronounced "ee-go-lee"), which translates into "Place of Gold."
The Catholic church was the one and only religion in the middle ages. A Some What Wider View. The Middle Ages started in 476 AD and ended in 1500 AD. If you look at the en…tire world, the peoples had many religious beliefs. The major Religious influences and their (approximate) dates of inception: Shinto - is a nature spirit based belief system that went without a formal name until the advent of Buddhism in Japan, when Shinto was used to describe that which was not Buddhism. Shamanism - traced to prehistory throughout parts of Asia, Europe, Africa Australia, and the Americas. Paganism - traced to prehistory throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, and the Americas. Judaism - 2085 BC Hinduism - 1500 BC Buddhism - 560 BC Taoism - 550 BC Jainism - 599 BC Christianity - 30 AD Roman Catholicism - 590 AD Islam - 610 AD Protestantism - 1515 AD The Continents and their major religious influences: Asia Japan - Shinto, Buddhism, Taoism, 1549 Christianity arrives in Japan, China - Buddhism, 1262 Marco Polo makes China aware of Christianity. India - Buddhism, Taoism, 700s - Muslims invade India 1498 - Vasco da Gama reaches India 1500 - Christianity introduced; the Middle east is predominantly Islamic - some areas can trace their Judaic history back to pre-Christian time. Africa Paganism, Shamanism, 610 AD Arabs trade in Africa (Islam) 1470s Portuguese (Christianity) Europe Judaism, Shamanism, Paganism, 711 Muslims conquer Spain; 750 Book of Kells (Pagan) Ireland; 880-911 the height of the Viking (Pagan) raids in Europe; 966 Byzantine conversion of Russia to Christianity; 1054 Great Schism between Roman & Eastern Orthodox Churches; 1095 - 1099 first crusade, 1187 Jerusalem falls to Saladin; 1204 Crusaders sack Constantinople; 1378 - 1417 the Western Schism of the papacy; 1429-1431 Joan of Arc; 1478 - 1834 Spanish Inquisition Australia, Polynesia and the south Pacific Islands also had shamanistic and animistic belief systems of their own and would continue to practice their beliefs well after the Middle Ages. Captain Cook didn't arrive in Australia until 1770 North America In North America, there were various shamanistic and paganistic belief structures in place. 1001 (approx.) the Vikings who still had pagan beliefs had arrived in the north (Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and the upper United States). 1492 Christianity begins to make its presence felt in Central America with the arrival of the Spanish. 1496 French & English arrive in North America South America - there were various shamanistic and paganistic belief structures in place. 1492 Columbus - Caribbean Islands; 1498 Columbus- Venezuela; 1500 Pedro Alvares Cabral - claims Brazil for Portugal; 1502 Columbus - Honduras, - Costa Rica; 1516 Juan Diaz - Argentina 1517 Franciso Hernandez de Cordoba - Mexico; Panama; 1524 Pedro de Alvarado - El Salvador 1535 Conquistadors - Venezuela; 1535 Spanish conquest of Colombia; Antarctica In the interest of being complete, there were no human inhabitants of Antarctica during the Middle Ages, (we decline to make any speculation on the spiritual paths of the local fauna)… Summary In looking at the world at large during the Middle Ages, and using the criteria of numbers of followers of any specific religion it would appear Hinduism, Buddhism and various Pagan and Shamanistic beliefs far out weight the Christian followers.
The dominant religion of the Cayman Islands is Christianity.
the main religion in Picardy is Roman Catholicism (as in France at large)
Dominic Scott kay is a christian....
the main religion in India is Hinduism Which is about 80%, others are Muslim (13 %) and the rest (about 7%) is Jainism, Christianity, Buddhism and others.
Buddhism is the dominant religion of Vietnam.
indigenous religions or tribal religions
worshiping pyramids, cats, and statues as there gods. ANSWER2: The dominant religion of modern Egypt is Islam.
Christianity is the most dominant religion.
Johannesburg is a city in South Africa, so the official languages are English and Afrikaans.