Most people in the Middle East today practice which religion?
Most people in the Middle East today practice Islam.
There was one religion in the middle ages and it was catholic. The holidays we celebrate today come from this time when the Catholic Church set the calendar for the religious celebrations. The Catholic Church was very powerful and told kings what to do. It told doctors how to practice medicine and people how to live. The world was ruled by the church.
It really depends what you include in the definition of a "religion"... Lots of indigenous people, all over the world, had their own respective religions, which certainly did not begin in the Middle East. Another example is the religion of the Ancient Greeks (believers in Zeus, Hera, Hermes, etc.); this religion is still practiced today.
People practice it without logical self-thought first. People blindly thrust themselves into the practice of Religion before thinking of it. They use it as a comfort so they don't have to be alone in their minds, souls, lives. They also practice it to attempt to explain things that they do not understand yet. It has always been an "Assimilation" religion, where if people did not submit and convert to the religion, they were declared "Vile…
Of course not. That was the religion of ancient Greece. The majority of Greeks today are Greek Orthodox Christians. If, and IF there are ANY people left today who still practice that religion, it is because they want to "show off" their ancestors, so to speak. Nobody truly worships the gods as in the old days anymore, however.
Many people have moved away from the ritualistic practice of their religion because there are many religious leaders who preach one set of things and practice a number of others. There are a number today hiding behind the mask of religion, while they deceitfully engage in exploiting and extorting financial bounties from adherants. The problem with the practice of religion today is that too many people are competing with each other to become gods on…